LO & BEHOLD® ‘Blue Chip Jr.’

Butterfly Bush

Buddleia

'Blue Chip Jr.'

USPP 26,581; CBR 5620

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Lo & Behold Blue Chip Jr Buddleia planted in front of an evergreen Mass planting of Lo & Behold Blue Chip Jr Buddleia Lo & Behold Blue Chip Jr Buddleia in trial garden
  • Dwarf habit
  • Non-invasive
  • Continuous blooming
Description

The star of the Lo & Behold® series. Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip Jr.' buttefly bush improves on the original in many ways: smaller size, less brittle stems, attractive silver-green foliage, and blooms weeks earlier than other buddleia. This fast-growing, profitable buddleia is perfect for mass plantings, containers, or in perennial gardens. Non-invasive and approved for sale in Oregon.

Awards
Silver Medal, Plantarium
USDA Zone
5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
18 - 30"
Width
18 - 30"
Finish Time
.5 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Summer - frost
Flower Color
Blue
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Good drainage is essential. The combination of wet soil and cold temperatures is particularly detrimental.

Pruning

Prune only after new growth emerges in spring. Cut back to just above a set of large, healthy buds.

Uses

All buddleia in the Lo & Behold® series are especially suited to groundcover and edging, as well as being incorporated into gardens, borders, and foundation plantings.

Growing Tips

Plant in full sun for best flowering. Deadheading not required for continuous bloom. In clay soils, plant a bit higher than ground level to divert moisture away from the center of the plant.