James H. Schutte
(Orange-eye Butterflybush, Petite Snow® Butterflybush)
Grown for its large elongated clusters of white flowers, the compact butterflybush Petite Snow™ is a tough shrub with a bushy spreading habit. This fine cultivar was introduced in 1984 by Monrovia Nurseries in Azusa, California and is considered to be the best of all the white-flowered Buddleja.
This butterflybush has gray-green leaves and produces clusters of numerous tiny tubular white flowers. These are fragrant and appear at the ends of the branches. They will continue to bloom...
(Orange-eye Butterflybush, Petite Plum® Butterflybush)
The Petite Plum butterflybush (aka 'Monum' and 'Nanho Purple') is a compact, arching shrub with red-purple flowers originating from China. It has slightly smaller gray-green leaves than the species and produces its elongated clusters of fragrant flowers from mid-summer to frost. In climates with mild winters plants may be semi-evergreen.
Plants prefer full sun and can tolerate a wide range of well-drained soils. This is a wonderful shrub for attracting butterflies, but plants tend to freely...
Golden butterflybush is a hybrid of Buddleja davidii and B. globosa but retains the orange-yellow flower color of the latter species. It has glossy deep green foliage on gently arching branches. The flowers are borne in clusters from summer to autumn and removing spent flowers will encourage continued blooming.
A drought tolerant plant when established, golden butterflybush should be grown in full sun for best results. Attractive to butterflies and bees, the interesting flower...
(Bicolor Butterflybush, Golden Butterflybush)
Bicolor butterflybush is a hybrid of Buddleja weyeriana that was selected by Michael Dirr from openly pollinated B. 'Honeycomb' plants at the test gardens at the University of Georgia. Its lance-shaped leaves are a glossy deep green and appear in spring on gently arching branches. The fragrant, yellow and raspberry red flowers are borne in clusters from summer to autumn and removing spent flowers will encourage continued blooming.
A drought tolerant plant when established, golden butterflybush...
James H. Schutte
(Golden Butterflybush, Honeycomb Butterflybush)
Sunny and vigorous, ‘Honeycomb’ offers dense globose clusters of beautiful golden flowers all summer.
A hybrid of Buddleja davidii and B. globosa, golden butterflybush is a vigorous medium-sized deciduous shrub with gently arching branches lined with large glossy deep green leaves with silvery undersides. In the heat of summer it offers golden yellow flower clusters at the ends of its branches. These are fragrant and attractive to butterflies and bees.
Drought tolerant once...
James H. Schutte
(Golden Butterflybush, Sungold Butterflybush)
Distinguished by its golden orange flowers, 'Sungold' is a colorful butterflybush that offers warm tones to sunny gardens.
Golden butterflybush is a vigorous hybrid of Buddleja davidii and B. globosa but retains the orange-yellow flower color of the latter species. This medium-sized, deciduous shrub has gently arching branches lined with glossy deep green foliage. Its flowers are borne in clusters that appear from summer to autumn. Removing spent blooms will encourage continued...
James H. Schutte
(Boxwood, Chicagoland Green® Boxwood)
An exceptionally cold-hardy hybrid boxwood that does well in the Upper Midwest United States as well as in other regions with harsh climates, 'Glencoe' is a dense compact evergreen shrub that eventually forms a mound twice as broad as high. The small rounded paired leaves emerge soft green and deepen to dark glossy green. They may take on a burgundy tinge in winter. Bees visit the non-showy fragrant spring flowers.
This shrub prefers moist, well drained soil and some winter protection from wind...
(Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)
Littleleaf boxwood is a dense, rounded broadleaf evergreen shrub known for its tolerance to pruning, making it great plant for hedges and topiary. It has small, oval, deep green foliage which turns yellow or brownish (bronze) in winter. The tiny fragrant flowers are often visited by bees.
Cultivated in Asia since the 1400s, littleleaf boxwood is no longer found in the wild and is today considered of a manmade garden origin. Very adapted to heat and humidity, it grows best in partial sun and well-drained...
Mark A. Miller
(Franklin's Gem Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)
Franklin's Gem littleleaf boxwood is a dwarf, rounded broadleaf evergreen shrub with glossy, green foliage turning olive green in the winter. Bees are attracted by its non-showy but fragrant spring flowers. It is a slow growing selection.
Tolerant of a wide range of soils, this shrub grows well in sun and shade. 'Franklin's Gem' will have finest growth in a moist, mulched soil with some shade from the hottest summer afternoon sun. Its dense, slow growing habit requires little to no pruning and...
Pride of Place Plants, Inc.
(Boxwood, Golden Triumph Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)
Golden Triumph boxwood is a slow growing, upright broadleaf evergreen shrub with glossy, yellow-edged, green foliage turning somewhat bronze in the winter. Bees are attracted by its non-showy fragrant spring flowers.
Tolerant of a wide range of soils, cultivar 'Golden Triumph' grows well in sun or shade. Mulch around its roots to conserve moisture and keep soil cool in summer. Its dense, slow growing habit requires little to no pruning and is best used in mixed borders, as a hedge or in a formal...