Lo & Behold “Blue Chip” Buddleia (butterfly bush), developed by Dennis Werner and Layne Snelling in the horticultural science department, was named the best new plant for 2009 and received a gold medal at the Salon Du Végétal Nursery Show in France. The annual meeting has some 600 exhibitors and over 16,000 professional visitors. Lo & Behold “Blue Chip” was released by NC State in 2008, and is the first dwarf butterfly bush available in the trade.
Best Plant Named
Apr. 1, 2010