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Buddleja 'Miss Ruby'

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Cultivar  'Miss Ruby'
Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' Miss Ruby39 Butterfly bush Buddleia x Proven Winners
Origin  J C Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, NC, USA.
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Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' is a hybrid cultivar raised at the J C Raulston Arboretum, NCSU by Dr Dennis Werner and Layne Snelling. The cultivar is the result of the crossing of Buddleja 'White Ball' with Buddleja 'Attraction'. 'Miss Ruby' was released to commerce in 2007 and patented in 2009.

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Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' Miss Ruby39 Butterfly bush Buddleia x Proven Winners

During the Buddleja cultivar Euro-trial held by the Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley, England, 'Miss Ruby' was voted the most attractive cultivar of the 97 on display in the 2008 public poll, and later accorded the RHS Award of Garden Merit (record 9299) in 2012. [1] [2]

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Description

Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' Buddleja 39Miss Ruby39 TN54 aka Buddleia Miss Ruby butterfly bush in

'Miss Ruby' makes a dense shrub, growing to an average height of 1.5 – 2.0  m, with an upright, globose habit. The green leaves when mature are elliptic, 7 cm long by 2 cm wide. The fragrant inflorescences appear in May in North Carolina, and comprise terminal panicles 11 cm long, each with an average of 160 red-purple flowers, orange within the corolla tube; the seed produced is moderately fertile. 'Miss Ruby' is claimed 'to attract butterflies in abundance' in North America.

Cultivation

'Miss Ruby' is already widely cultivated in North America and Europe. Hardiness: RHS H5, USDA zones 5–7.

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Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' Buddleja Plant Breeding Department of Horticulture Science
Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' Buddleja Plant Breeding Department of Horticulture Science

References

Buddleja 'Miss Ruby' Wikipedia


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