Purple-haze-butterfly-bush, a low spreading charmer of a butterfly bush, lo & behold 'purple haze' has uniquely horizontal branches that produce an abundance of fragrant dark purple-blue flowers. the flowers radiate outward and downward like a pinwheel, and are continuous from mid summer to frost.. Lo & behold® purple haze butterfly bush buddleja x 'purple haze' plant patent #24,514 sku #7741 this easy-care, dwarf shrub has a unique, horizontal, low spreading habit with feathery, deep green leaves and showy spikes of dark purple-blue flowers that radiate outward and downward., the purple haze butterfly bush is a deciduous shrub with dense twiggy branches that grow almost horizontally, making a bush that barely reaches 3 feet tall, but spread a full 4 feet wide. at that size it fits into any garden, and into smaller spaces..
Lo and behold 'purple haze' butterfly bush loads all of the benefits of a butterfly bush into a smaller package, plus it's sterile. since lo and behold does not set seed, it can't become invasive, a problem in some areas of the country with older butterfly bush (buddleia) varieties., lo & behold purple haze is a true dwarf butterfly bush that has a mounding, spreading habit with uniquely horizontal and arching branches. in my garden, this butterfly bush produced an abundance of dark bluish-purple fragrant flowers starting towards the end of spring or early summer and continuing all the way to first frost in fall..
In fact, lo & behold 'purple haze' butterfly bush isn't even your average member of the award-winning lo & behold series: it's still dwarf, non-invasive, and blooms all summer without deadheading, but it has a strong horizontal, wider-than-tall habit and large, pendulous flower spikes that cascade downward.