Buddleia Fourth of July, Butterfly Bush, landscape

Buddleia Fourth of July, Butterfly Bush

An explosion of color erupts from Fourth of July Butterfly Bush, Buddleia, from summer to frost. A trio of suburb shrubs, Fourth of July Butterfly Bush combines a pink, purple and a white. Its huge flower spikes are adored by butterflies and hummingbirds. It makes excellent, fragrant, colorful bouquets. Plants reach 5 to 10 feet high by 4 to 8 feet wide. It prefers full sun, resists deer and rabbits, and is drought tolerant. Cut back hard in spring.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Buddleia Fourth of July

Common Name

Butterfly Bush

Bloom Color

Pink, Purple, White

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

60-120″

Width

48-96″

Uses

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

Resistance

Deer, Drought, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Clay

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

5-9

Plant Type

Shrub