Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bushes are bushes with long spikes of flowers that are known attractants of butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. The bloom in Spring and Summer, but their attractive leaves and shrub-like shape give year-round interest. Colourful and fragrant, they are a popular choice for anyone looking to install a pollinator garden. 

 

*Please note that the list is not current - it is a generalized list of our selection. Selection changes based on sales  and seasonal availability. If you're looking to request a specific butterfly bush, please call the store.*

 


 

Blue Chip Junior Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, moist well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 60 cm W x 60 cm H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: June-September
 
Description: Violet-blue spikes in summer. Low growing shrub with flowers at end of stem that attract butterflies. 

 

Glass Slippers Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Sunny, well-drained soil.  
 
Size: 1 m W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: June-October
 
Description: Pale periwinkle blue flower spikes in summer, long arching branches with flowers to attract butterflies. Silvery-green foliage all summer long. 

Inspired Pink Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, well drained soil.   
 
Size: 1.5 m W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: June-October
 
Description: Fragrant pink flower spikes in Summer, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. 

 

Miss Molly Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained moist soil. 
 
Size: 100 cm W x 120 cm H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: May-September
 
Description: These fragrant flowers are a rich sangria red, and the bush is smaller than most varieties. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. 

Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, well drained soil. 
 
Size: 1.25 m W x 1.25 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: May-September
 
Description: Vivid, rich pink spikes in summer on this low growing shrub with flowers trailing are very attractive to butterflies. 

Pink Delight Butterfly Bush 

Requirements: Full sun, moist, well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1.2 m W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: June-September
 
Description: Bright pink flower spikes in summer, soft green foliage. 

Pink Micro Chip Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, moist well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 18-24 in W x 18-24 in H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: June-September
 
Description: A small plant with an abundance of unique tiny blooms that gives this butterfly bush the look of a salvia. Reblooms throughout summer. 

 

White Profusion Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, moist-well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 1.2 m W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: June-September
 
Description: White flowers at the end of long spikes attract lots of butterflies. 

4th of July Butterfly Bush

Requirements: Full sun, moist-well drained soil. 
 
Size: 1.2 m W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: June - October 
 
Description: This butterfly bush is characterized by an explosion of pink, purple and white flowers in summer, with soft green foliage. Long arching branches with floweres at teh end attract butterflies.