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Buddleja davidii

Butterfly Bush

Orange Eye Butterfly Bush
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Buddleja davidii
Principal Common Name Butterfly Bush
Common Name(s) Orange Eye Butterfly Bush
Description A shrub between 1-5 m in height with widely spreading branches. The foliage has slightly toothed margins,and the upper surface is dark green and shiny but the lower surface is white with downy hairs. The flowers are fragrant with lilac corollas and orange-yellow throat. Butterflies love the flowers on this plant.
General Comments
Nativity China Japan
Height Range 1 - 5 M
Spread Range 1 - 5 M
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Flower : Fragrance

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