Scientific Name: Buddleja (hybrid cvs.) Form: Vase
Common Name:hybrid butterfly bush Texture:Medium
Family Name:ScrophulariaceaeHabit: Upright, Arching
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Pinnate venation, Soft flexible, Tomentose, Lanceolate, Serrulate
Flowers: Thyrse, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, Pink, Purple, Blue, Violet, Orange, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Nov- Sep- Oct
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Summer interest, Erosion control, Attract butterflies, Fragrance
Key ID Features:Most hybrids are bred to be shorter than the species with pubescent and angular (4-8 sided) new growth; leaves opposite, lanceolate, green/grey-green on top, white below and pubescent; inflorescence panicle-like (thryse), large, dense, purple, persistent.