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Butterfly Bush Blue

Attracts Droves of Butterflies

Blossoms when most shrubs have finished flowering for the season—late summer—for a welcome flush ofcolor. Arching sprays of foliage frame clusters of sweetly fragrant flowers that resemble lilacs. Perfume attracts droves of butterflies—that's exactly how this beauty got its name! At 6-10 ft., it makes a supremely colorful lotline screen. Prefers full to partial sun. Potted plants. Zones 5-9.
This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

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  • Botanical Name: 'Buddleia davidii'
  • Height: 8 - 10 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 - 8 feet.
  • Depth: Place in a hole 2 times as wide and deep as the pot; plant top of root ball at soil surface.
  • Spread: 8 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Blue.
  • Foliage: Bluish-green foliage.
  • Blooms: July to frost.
  • Fruit: Cones 2-3 inch long, new buds are oblong 1/2 - 1 inch long.
  • Zone: 5 - 9 (-10° F.)
  • Form: Deciduous woody shrub.
  • Flower Form: 1/2 inch blossoms on 4 - 10 inch panicles. Fragrant.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Fast growth rate.
  • Pruning: Best to cut back to the ground in the Fall in the North or prune vigorously in early Spring.
  • Size: 1/2 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Transplants easily. Attracts butterflies. Leaves emerge late in Spring and hold late into Fall, no Fall color. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, OR, PR.

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