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Buddleia davidii Humdinger® Orchid Annie

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 : Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Low Maintenance, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds
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 mid-Summer with good flower coverage. Secondary blooms will extend the flowering season.
Soft, 8-in. (20-cm) orchid purple flower panicles.
'Orchid Annie'
Protection InformationPP28,176
Breeder : Walters Gardens
HUMDINGER is a U.S. registered trademark of Walters Gardens.
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      Late Summer

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