• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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 & Lore
    History:
    Gold Medal, Plantarium; 2010 'Showstopper Plant' from the NC Cooperative Extension Service; Bronze Medal, Green for Life, Poland

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