Pugster Periwinkle® Butterfly Bush
Trees & Shrubs Size Chart
Typically available late spring through late fall. Call store for exact availability.
Deciduous shrub has gray-green, lance-shaped leaves and a compact, mounding habit. Continually produces dozens of fragrant, light purple flower spikes summer through fall. Grow in containers, borders, as a pollinator attractant or accent plant.
Plant with Milkweed
- Landscape Size: 2' tall, 2'-3' width
- Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 2-24
- Growth Habit: Compact, Mounding
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Attributes: Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Humming Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Long Bloom Season
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Performs best in enriched, well draining soil. Apply a flower fertilizer in spring. Remove spent flowers to give a clean appearance while promoting new blooms. Prune in late winter to early spring.corona-174-forged-bypass-pruner,ebstone-organics-surestart,greenall-plantingmix,ebstone-organics-ultrabloomplantfood,corona-174-comfort-transplanter