Scientific Name: Buddleja davidii Form: Vase
Common Name:butterfly bush Texture:Medium
Family Name:ScrophulariaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright
Plant Type: Invasive plant, Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 3 - 4m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Tomentose, Lanceolate, Serrulate
Flowers: Thyrse, (Floriferous), White, Blue, Pink, Purple, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Erosion control, Fragrance, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Tall perennial with pubescent and angular (4-8 sided) new growth; leaves opposite, lanceolate, green/grey-green on top, white below and pubescent; raceme large, dense, purple, persistant.