Harlequin Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Harlequin'

SKU
1372
Spectacular summer color from reddish-purple flower spikes. Showy flowers are fragrant and attract butterflies. Good background or accent plant with the added bonus of cream color margined green leaves. Deciduous. Full to partial sun. Fast-growing to 4 to 6 feet tall, 3 to 5 feet wide. Cutting grown.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-summer through fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureAttractive Flowers

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

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