Purple Buddleia (Butterfly Bush)

*We no longer grow this item, but feel free to peruse the information.

Nanho Purple Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) has cone-shaped blooms that are made up of clusters of tiny purple flowers on silvery-green foliage. This variety is more compact with an arching, spreading habit. All nectar-loving critters are attracted to the sweet smelling flowers, not just butterflies. The 4-6 inch blooms make great cut flowers. In fact, keeping the blooms (good or old) cut back will help to promote continued blooming from early summer to the first frost. Pruning in the winter may cause more cold damage than they would normally get, so wait until spring.

Size: #1QT

Spacing: Plant 48″ to 72″ apart.

Height: Grows 48″ to 60″ tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun to part shade.

Outstanding Features: Remove spent flower heads to promote new blooming and prune hard in early spring. Blooms will be larger on new wood.

Tips: Thrives in fairly dry conditions so do not over water. Consistently wet soil can cause root rot.

Uses: Garden Beds and Landscapes

 

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