Buddleja davidii
BUTTERFLY BUSH
Scrophulariaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
5m
Plant habit
 
5m

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Flowers: strongly fragrant flowers in white, purple, crimson or pink

Flowering Time: early summer to mid autumn

Leaves: white underneath
 
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Buddleja davidii
BUTTERFLY BUSH
Scrophulariaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
5m
Plant habit
 
5m

FEATURES

Flowers: strongly fragrant flowers in white, purple, crimson or pink

Flowering Time: early summer to mid autumn

Leaves: white underneath


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, border, fire retardant

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: hummingbird, butterfly attracting, bee attracting , deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: cool areas






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