Butterfly Bush (Buddleja Flutterby Petite™ Blue Heaven) in the Butterfly Bushes Database

Trade name information:
Series: Flutterby Petite™
Trade Name: Blue Heaven
Cultivar name: 'Podaras #8'
Common names:
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Also sold as:
Buddleia
Buddlea

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruiting Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22,069 (2011)

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