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Buddleja spp

Butterfly Bush

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Buddleja spp
Principal Common Name Butterfly Bush
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Depending on location the Buddlejas are evergreen, semievergreen, or deciduous open spreading shrub that is a favorite of many butterflies that are attracted to the spiky fragrant flowers
General Comments
Origin
Nativity China, E. Indies, Japan, Chile
Height Range 3 - 0 FT
Spread Range 3 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Medium Green : White
Leaf Texture Tomentose beneath
Form Shrub
Flower Color Gold : Orange : Pink : Purple : Red : White : Yellow : Yellow Gold
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall : Winter
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Flower : Form

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