'Blue Chip' Butterfly BushBuddleia hybrid
Blue chip is one of many butterfly bushes on the market. But it has some ideal characteristics that help it stand out from the crowd, namely its noninvasive behavior and compact size. Spikes of showy purple-blue flowers bloom continuously from midsummer through fall, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds with the sweetly scented blossoms.
If this fast-growing shrub appeals to you, consider using it for accent, container, layered, border and foundation plantings.