English Butterfly™ Peacock™ Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Peakeep'

Roughly a third the size of other Butterfly Bush varieties, this selection from the English Butterfly™ Series is extra bushy and loaded with fragrant purplish-pink flowers. A wonderful compact choice for perennial gardens. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and is deer resistant too.
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Once established, seldom requires watering. In hot, dry climates, supplemental watering is advised.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, seldom requires watering. In hot, dry climates, supplemental watering is advised.

Prefers well-drained soil. Treat like a perennial in northern zones. Cut back in late winter or early spring. Apply a controlled release fertilizer when growth resumes in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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