Buddleia Crown Jewels, Butterfly Bush, closeup
Buddleia Crown Jewels, Butterfly Bush, landscape

Buddleia Crown Jewels, Butterfly Bush

A beauty, Crown Jewels Butterfly Bush sparkles with brilliant gold foliage and sharply contrasting, dark magenta purple flowers spikes. It begins flowering in summer and continues through fall. Its fragrant flowers are adored by butterflies. Makes a wonderful cut flower. Crown Jewels Butterfly Bush grows 36-48″ tall. It prefers full sun, resists deer and rabbits, and is drought tolerant. Cut back hard in spring.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Buddleia Crown Jewels

Common Name

Butterfly Bush

Bloom Color

Purple

Bloom Time

Late Summer, Fall

Foliage Color

Gold

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

36-48″

Width

48-60″

Uses

Birds, Bees, Beds, Butterflies, Cut Flower, Easy Care, Hedge, Hummingbirds, Long Blooming, Mass Plantings, Specimen

Resistance

Deer, Drought, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Clay

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

5-9

Plant Type

Shrub