butterfly bush
Buddleia davidii
ORIGIN: Northwest China and Japan

PLANT: Semi-evergreen woody
perennial

WATER: Regular irrigation;
moderately drought tolerant once
established.

LIGHT: Full sun

COLD TOLERANCE: Below 0 degrees

FLOWER: Shades of purple, lavender
and white; small flowers borne on long
racemes to 12" in length; slight
fragrance

SEASON OF BLOOM: Spring,
summer and fall

USES: Perennial garden; back of the
border; butterfly garden

OTHER: As the name suggests,
butterflies love this plant!