PlantsButterfly Bushes→Butterfly Bush (Buddleja 'Orange Sceptre')

Also sold as:
Buddleia
Buddlea

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
Deciduous
Other: Pubescent (velvety) silvery-green.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: NJ
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up
Location: NJDate: 2020-07-07Over wintered inside.. had a spider mite issue.. cut the whole th
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up
Location: NJDate: 2019-06-27
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up
Location: PennsylvaniaDate: 2018-09-11Buddleja 'Orange Sceptre'
By AudreyDee
Give a thumbs up
Location: NJDate: 2019-07-16
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up
Location: NJDate: 2019-06-29
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up
Location: NJDate: 2019-07-09
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up
Location: NJDate: 2019-07-09
By Onewish1
Give a thumbs up

Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On March 3, 2018 Seeds sown
labeled F2 descendents
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Butterfly Bushes Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Butterfly Bushes (Buddleja)

« The Butterfly Bushes Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Sempervivum"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.