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Buddleia – Lo & Behold® Purple Haze

Garden Height
24 - 36
Spacing
48 - 60
Spread
36 - 42
Habit
Spreading
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

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.

Features

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.

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

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

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

Flower Form Groundcover, Landscape