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Position In Full sun Sun or semi shade. Compare All Buddleja - Butterfly Bush. Guides with Buddleja - Butterfly Bush. While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates.
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Safely through a hard winter, responded well to being cut back and is now going away strongly. The packaging was fantastic, the plant arrived in great condition.
It cannot be me? I have bought a number of Crocus products and at least two have simply failed to grow. I considered the Prince Charles tactic of mumbling sweet sentiments to them but zilch. This plant remains the same size as when I removed it from the box. I bought 2 of these Buddleja plants one blue and one pink. Advisor Tips Garden practice Garden ideas. Medium water.
In the warmer states, butterfly bushes often grow to 10 or 12 ft. They're happy in almost any soil and prefer moist ground, but will also do well in dryer spots. They need plenty of sun, but will be fine with some shade in the warmer areas. All this tells you that this plant is a tough one, and should be easy to grow in your garden. A well-grown specimen can be a magnificent "fountain" of flowers, since the stems with heavy flower clusters tend to arch in all directions.
You'll find pink, white, blue, and some very beautiful new bi-colors. Buddleia "Bicolor" created a sensation when it burst on the scene. It is one of the first with bi-colored blooms, often developing long clusters that range from bluish to raspberry to bright orange as you look from the tip to the base of the flower spike.
Some botanists think the basic white butterfly bush has the most potent lure for insects. Important links News Privacy statement Disclaimer Press. Select your language. Sign up for our newsletter! The flowers have a soft, delicious smell of honey. They attract butterflies from all around, of all sizes.
Growing these plants is a great way to encourage local populations of butterflies in your area. The appearance of your plants covered with these beautiful insects is a joy to see, and children love to watch the butterflies coming and going, feeding on the sweet nectar of this plant.
This plant will flower continuously from early summer to the first hard frost, as new bloom clusters appear continuously as the plant grows. Old clusters will wither and die, and they do not need to be removed to keep your bush flowering and flowering continuously.
You will even be able to see varied species of butterflies visit, as the summer and fall proceed, and as these beautiful insects keep feeding from your bush. The Blue Heaven Butterfly Bush is easy to grow. Plant it in a sunny spot, in ordinary to dry soil.