Buddleia – Lo & Behold® Purple Haze

Garden Height
24 - 36
48 - 60
36 - 42
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Lo & Behold®  'Purple Haze' is a different duck than all the other Lo & Behold Buddleia. Developed by Denny Werner of NCSU, this hybrid selection is a low, wide-spreading variety that makes it a great selection for use as a ground cover or in a decorative container. Like all of the Lo & Behold® series, we had to test it for sterility. This is a sterile variety that does not produce unwanted seedlings. It passed the test and can now be sold in Oregon where other Buddleia are banned. 

A low spreading charmer of a butterfly bush, Lo & Behold 'Purple Haze'  has uniquely horizontal branches that produce an abundance of fragrant dark purple-blue flowers. The flowers radiate outward and downward like a pinwheel, and are continuous from mid summer to frost. It makes a great mass planting or foundation planting, or can be incorporated into perennial gardens and mixed borders.

  • Continuous Re-Bloom
  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant Flower
  • Fun Facts This non-invasive variety is approved for sale in Oregon and Washington, though it will be called a "summer lilac" instead of a "butterfly bush."
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Long Blooming
  • Small / Miniature

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

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Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes:

A good groundcover for mass plantings; perennial gardens; mixed borders.

Maintenance Category: Moderate

Water Category: Average

Blooms On: New Wood

Bloom Time: Late Fall

Hardiness Zones: 9b

Flower Form: Landscape

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