Scientific Name : Buddleia davidii
Common Name : Butterfly Bush
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 10b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Low Maintenance
Water : Light
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 48 - 66" (122 - 168cm)
Height : 30 - 48" (76 - 122cm)
Width : 42 - 60" (107 - 152cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Totally unlike the tall and leggy Buddleia of the past, this series maintains a compact, refined habit.
Fits easily into smaller gardens because of its compact, rounded habit.
Flower panicles will charm gardeners for many weeks beginning in mid-Summer.
Watch with delight as its flowers attract pollinators, including butterflies.
Idea & Tips : Grows best in full sun and fertile, slightly alkaline, well-drained soil.
In northern regions, cut this plant back to about 1 foot (0.3 m) tall in early Spring.
Grower Information : This butterfly bush fits easily into smaller gardens because of its compact, rounded habit. Flowers for many weeks, beginning in late Summer with good flower coverage. Secondary blooms will extend the flowering season.
Bold, 7 to 8-in. (18 to 20-cm), fuchsia-red flowers have lighter, eye-type centers.
Protection Information : PP28,177
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Walters Gardens
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