Petite Plum® Dwarf Butterfly Bush
Buddleja davidii nanhoensis 'Monum'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||BUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye nan-ho-EN-sis|
|Lore||Butterfly bushes are the most important butterfly lure plants. Adults of all species flock to the blossoms to feed on the nectar.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quick, compact growth; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer through Fall|
|Design Ideas||Dwarf butterfly bush is perfect for bringing butterflies into the garden and up close to the house. Use in sideyards where flowers are held up at window level. An deal choice for breaking up long runs of fence. Particularly attractive along picket fences and lattice where airy, open character is a good fit. Fast growth is a super filler for newly constructed home sites. An essential in the wildlife and habitat garden. A casual cottage and country garden performer with the bonus of butterflies at bloom time for family fun.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Tickseed (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