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Pink Delight Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Pink Delight'

SKU
01379
Spectacular summer color from conical clusters of fragrant, bright pink flowers. An easy background or accent plant with a compact habit, perfect for a sunny perennial border, cutting garden or container. May die to the ground in cold winter areas, emerging vigorously in spring. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAster (Aster); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Salvia (Salvia); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

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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