Flowering Shrub of the Year

Pugster Blue® Butterfly Bush

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monarch butterfly
Pugster Blue Butterfly Bush in a Pot
Plantarium Gold Medal & Best in Show, Cultivate Garden Center Group’s Retailers Choice Award
USDA Zone 5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Full sun
2 -3' x 2'
Bloom Time: Summer - Frost
Flower Color: Blue
Foliage Color: Green

Full sized blooms on a dwarf plant!

Little footprint, big impression. Pugster Blue® butterfly bush may be a dwarf, but its flowers certainly aren’t! Get full-sized, knock-your-socks-off dark blue blooms all summer long and well into fall with this reliable rebloomer. Each flower smells deliciously of honey and attracts pollinators with ease, but doesn’t interest deer in the least. If your flower garden needs an exciting, easy-care option, look no further!

Lavish and plump true-blue flowers
Non-stop fragrant blooms up to 5+ months
Improved hardiness & winter survival
Drought & deer proof

Hard-to-find True Blue Color!

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Features & Uses

Attracts Pollinators

Deer Resistant


Drought & Heat Tolerant



Pugster Blue Butterfly Bush in garden
Pugster Blue Butterfly Bush in a garden
Close up of a Pugster Blue Butterfly Bush bloom



Container & Cottage Gardening

Deadheading Not Required

Pollinator Gardens

Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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