Butterfly Heaven Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Butterfly Heaven' PP #19,935

Huge Lilac-purple flower spikes are produced in an abundance with the first flush followed by 8-10" blooms thereafter from mid-summer to fall. Beautifully scented, adored by butterflies and wonderful for cut flower arrangements.
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Water regularly during the first growing season. Drought tolerant when established.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityReaches 5-6 ft. tall, 4-5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater regularly during the first growing season. Drought tolerant when established.

Thrives in well-drained, average to fertile soil. Water regularly to establish a deep extensive root system. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. In northern climates, plants may die to ground in winter, re-growing in spring. Elsewhere, prune in late winter or early spring. In warm zones, pruning periodically to maintain compact shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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