General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 2.5 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Other: 7 - 8 inch long flower spikes
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Fuchsia-red; lighter centers on each individual flower
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP28177

Trade name information:
Series: Humdinger™
Trade Name: Magenta Munchkin
Cultivar name: 'Magenta Munchkin'
Common names
  • Butterfly Bush
Also sold as:
  • Buddleia
  • Buddlea

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