Buddleia   Loganiaceae    Butterfly Bush

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Butterfly Bushes

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Buddleia davidii assorted colors

Description: Buddleia are prized mainly for their massed clusters of tubular, nectar rich, fragrant flowers that in some species attract butterflies from miles around.

Flower: Most flowers from midsummer to early fall, usually on the current year's wood.
Foliage: Gray or nearly white, some are variegated
Misc. info: there are  about 100 varieties some hardy some not so

Height: 4-9'

Spread: 5-10'

Zone: 4-7

Site: full sun and light shade, deep non-alkaline soils. Moist soil like protected conditions