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True Blue Butterfly Bush

Buddleja x 'Bostulu' PP #25,708

SKU
44103
Beautiful blue flower clusters bloom continuously from summer until frost, capping the strong stems of silver-green foliage on an upright, well-branched form. Great for borders and perennial beds. Deciduous.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded, Upright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsRose (Rosa); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Catmint (Nepeta); Barberry (Berberis); Clematis (Clematis)

Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish 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: 5-10

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