Buddleia davidii Buzz Midnight

Buzz™ Series

Butterfly Bush

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

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Plant Code: BUMN

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Alluring nectar-rich, honey-scented flowers draw butterflies in droves. Large 8” trusses are comprised of hundreds of enchanting deep royal-purple florets each dotted with a sparkling orange eye. Slightly smaller-statured than classics with arching gray-green foliage allows for placement in space-challenged gardens. Buddleia Midnight, from the Buzz™ Series, allows for placement in gardens with less real estate. Smaller, at about 2/3rd the size of classic varieties but mighty, this compact shrub still flaunts full-sized flowers. Glorious summer color on fast-growing plants, Butterfly Bushes are quite drought tolerant once established in the landscape.


Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 4-5'
Spacing: Plant 3-4' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Purple
Patent: Pending 'TOBUMIDNI'
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.