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Buddleia Dark Dynasty

Monarch® Series

Butterfly Bush

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

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Plant Code: BUDD

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Midnight violet-purple fragrant flowers burst into bloom in the late summer heat when other perennials are beginning to fade. This honey-scented, heavily flowering compact shrub is a magnet for hummingbirds and bees too! Buddleia Dark Dynasty with its smaller stature fits easily into urban gardens. Introduced by Walters Gardens, the Monarch® Series of Butterfly Bushes furnish long-blooming, large panicles of intense color for the late summer garden. Glorious summer color on fast-growing plants. Quite drought tolerant once established in the landscape.

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 3'
Spacing: Plant 3 1/2' apart
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Purple
Patent: PP27,834
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers

Buddleia General Information

Buddleia are fragrant, long-blooming, attractive to beneficial pollinators and also quite deer resistant. This Buddleia is restricted from Oregon and Washington. Buddleias are shipped during our spring shipping season only. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Buddleia Plant Care

Very late to break dormancy in spring. May die back to ground in northern climates. Blooms on new wood. Heavy pruning is not needed, but may be trimmed in spring after new growth emerges, if desired. Grow in full sun with well-drained soil.