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Butterfly Bush

Buddleia davidii


Height - 6 feet

Width - 4 feet


Full sun

Plant Type

Adapted shrub

Other common names

Buddleia, Buddleja


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Full plant view

Save Water   Medium water required
More Color   Purple, pink or white flowers from summer to early fall
Attract Wildlife   Hummingbirds and butterflies love the flowers
Reduce Maintenance   Cut back each year for best blooms
Texas Tough    Thrives in well-drained soil; will rot if roots are soggy

Interesting Facts

Plant is native to Asia but has adapted to our climate.  Provides nectar to hummingbirds and butterflies, but no native caterpillars will eat the leaves.

Butterfly Bushes in Frisco

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