General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Pubescent (velvety) silvery-green.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

Common names
  • Butterfly Bush
Also sold as:
  • Buddleia
  • Buddlea

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Location: NJ
Location: NJ
Date: 2020-07-07
Over wintered inside.. had a spider mite issue.. cut the whole th
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-06-27
Location: Pennsylvania
Date: 2018-09-11
Buddleja 'Orange Sceptre'
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-07-16
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-06-29
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-07-09
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-07-09
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-06-29
Location: NJ
Date: 2019-07-04
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lovesblooms On March 3, 2018 Seeds sown
labeled F2 descendents
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