Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush
The Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush
Keep your local butterflies happy with a Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii 'Blue Chip Lo and Behold'). This pretty shrub will please your butterflies, your local hummingbirds, and anyone else who feasts their eyes on its lovely blue and purple flowers. This compact shrub grows in a mounded structure, so it will fill your garden with beauty upward and outward. Just be careful: you may love this non-invasive as much as the butterflies do!
This miniature Buddleia was the first in a series of stunning butterfly bushes with a long-lasting blooming season. You can anticipate spikes of flowers from summer through late fall. These lovely bluish-purple flowers are both gorgeous and fragrant.
And luckily, you won't have to work too hard to enjoy these reblooming blossoms! You don't need to prune your Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush or deadhead it. You will want to cut it back to the ground before spring, though. A later winter cutting helps ensure the best performance and best flowers.
We're not the only ones that think this plant is a winner. It's won the Best New Plant in several competitions, a "showstopper" award, and even a gold medal!
Like most butterfly favorites, this deciduous plant is drought tolerant and not on any deer's menu of favorite snacks. The Lo & Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush grows well in medium to dry soil but won't thrive in wet conditions. Plant this shrub in full sun.
This fun and lively plant makes a spectacular groundcover. Plant a few around your butterfly garden to attract butterflies and hummingbirds! This stunning miniature plant will also make a dainty and special patio or balcony container plant.
The Lo & Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush can help keep your garden ecosystem healthy with all the winged creatures it'll attract. If you're looking for a pretty shrub with a fun personality, this plant has your name all over it. Order today!
- Bluish Purple Long-Lasting Blooms
- Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Proven Winners ColorChoice|
|Botanical Name||Buddleia x LO & BEHOLD 'Blue Chip'|
|Mature Height||20 - 30 inches|
|Mature Spread||2 - 4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|