Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' Dwarf Butterfly Bush

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Garden pathway lined with Proven Winners' Buddleia 'Lo & Behold Blue Chip', butterfly bush variety retailed by Almanac Planting Co, showcasing intense purple blooms.


Uses: A versatile, perennial shrub perfect for cold climates, the Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' excels in landscapes, patio settings, and as a standout in container gardening.

Benefits: A magnet for pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, thanks to its abundant, fragrant blue flowers. Resistant to deer and rabbits! Drought tolerant once established! 

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9

Sun: Prefers full sun exposure.

Life Cycle: Perennial

Mature Height: 24" - 30"

Mature Width: 24" - 30"

Bloom Season: Blooms continuously from early summer to the first frost


Introducing the Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' Butterfly Bush, a creation by Proven Winners® that brings a serene blue palette to your garden. Smaller and more manageable than many of its Buddleia counterparts, 'Blue Chip' offers a compact form ideal for small spaces and container gardening, without sacrificing the allure that attracts a flurry of pollinators.

The 'Blue Chip' Butterfly Bush is a beacon for wildlife, inviting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to feast on its nectar-rich, fragrant blue blossoms. These blooms make their appearance from the onset of summer and continue to enchant into the autumn, ensuring your garden remains a vibrant oasis.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the 'Blue Chip' is practical for gardeners seeking low-maintenance plants. It is resistant to deer and rabbits, and its adaptability to a range of USDA Hardiness Zones (5 - 9) makes it a robust choice for various climates. With a mature height and width of approximately 24 to 30 inches, the Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' from Proven Winners® is the quintessential addition for adding depth and tranquility to your outdoor space.

No need for deadheading or pruning to maintain its beauty and bloom production.

Reblooming. Non-invasive. Drought tolerance (once established). 


Dwarf Butterfly Bush Care

Ensure optimal growth and blooming with full sun exposure. Limited sunlight may inhibit its potential.

It benefits from fertilization, especially in poor soil conditions. Consider our slow release fertilizer for sustained nutrition.

Pruning in early spring encourages a lush, branched, and well-shaped bush, avoiding cuts into the thickest stems. Pruning in fall or winter is not advised.

Prefers well-draining soil for health and vigor.

Water thoroughly during the initial growing period. Maintaining moist, but not saturated, soil is key. Applying a 2"-3" layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture effectively.


Size of Dwarf Butterfly Bush for Sale Online

The Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' Butterfly Bush that we sell online will ship in a greenhouse grade grow pot. Each plant will be appropriately sized for its pot. Please contact us with any specific questions.

Size of Dwarf Butterfly Bush When Mature

Expect the Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' Butterfly Bush to reach heights and widths of approximately 2' to 2.5', forming a neat, rounded bush.

Additional Information

What is the botanical name of Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' Butterfly Bush?

Its botanical name is Buddleia x 'Blue Chip' PP#19,991; CBR#3602

Close-up of Proven Winners' butterfly bush, Buddleia 'Lo & Behold Blue Chip', with intricate purple clusters, available at Almanac Planting Co, against green leaves.

This plant is a part of our Archived Plant Collection. Although no longer for sale on our online store, we keep pages like this on our site for the informational benefit of others. Please contact us if you're interested in purchasing large quantities of this plant, as we may be able to specially source and deliver plants for you.