English Butterfly™ Purple Emperor™ Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Pyrkeep'

Roughly a third the size of other Butterfly Bush varieties, this English Butterfly™ Series selection is extra bushy and loaded with fragrant purplish pink flowers in summer. Great flowering shrub for landscapes and perennial gardens especially for butterfly and hummingbird gardens.
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Requires regular watering. Drought tolerant once established.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityReaches 48 to 60 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting, Specimen, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRequires regular watering. Drought tolerant once established.

Performs best in moist, well-drained soil. Treat like a perennial in the north; cut back in winter or early spring to increase flowering. Apply controlled release fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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