Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Requires regular watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide in most climates but up to 6 ft. in warmer regions.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Attracts Butterflies
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Mid-summer to mid-fall
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:BUD-lee-uh
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide in most climates but up to 6 ft. in warmer regions.
Foliage color:Dark Green
Blooms:Mid-summer to mid-fall
Flower color:Purple
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Care Information
Prefers well-drained soil. Treat like a perennial in the north; cut back in winter or early spring. Apply controlled-release fertilizer in spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Requires regular watering.
History:
Gold Medal, Plantarium; 2010 'Showstopper Plant' from the NC Cooperative Extension Service; Bronze Medal, Green for Life, Poland

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