PlantsButterfly Bushes→Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii 'Asian Moon')

Also sold as:
Buddleia
Buddlea

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 - 7 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sterile
Containers: Not suitable for containers

This bush is a butterfly magnet

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Comments:
Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Apr 24, 2014 9:26 AM

Cut by half in July to encourage reblooming. Cut back hard in late winter.

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Keeping a butterfly bush small-ish ? by Bonehead Apr 27, 2014 6:08 PM 6

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