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Buzz™ Midnight Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'TOBUDMIDNI' PPAF

SKU
44937
Bold summer color in a smaller, more compact form makes this the perfect Butterfly Bush for smaller gardens. Nectar-rich, deep purple flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms last through summer and into fall. Excellent used in perennial beds, wildlife gardens, and mixed borders. Deciduous.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder
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, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Salvia (Salvia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)

Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May die to the ground in colder zones, regrowing from the roots in spring. Elsewhere, prune in late fall or early spring. Feed in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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