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Butterfly Bush - Buddleja, or Buddleia

Zone 5-9

Habitat:  Grows best in full sun.  Soil Condition: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained, Acidic, Alkaline, Slightly alkaline. Tolerates wetness and can survive moderate drought.  Butterfly Bushes can grow successfully in zone 5 if you have some snow cover as these are best trimmed back to 1' or less in cold climates.

Habit: Has an upright and spreading form. The height and spread vary with each variety.

Leaves:  Varies with each type. 

Flowers:  The Butterfly Bush produces beautiful, vibrant flower spikes.  As the name suggests, these are loved by butterflies!  The bush in front of my house is covered in butterflies whenever it is in bloom.  Great for cut flowers.  Colors vary with variety.

Distribution:   Originally imported from China, this shrub grows well from zones 5-9.


Varieties Offered:  

Black Knight:  Height 4-6', Spread 4-5'.  Possibly one of the oldest varieties of Butterfly Bush.  The Black Knight has beautiful dark purple blossoms.  Flowers on new growth, so it will need to be cut to the ground each spring.

Nanho Blue:  Height 6-8', Spread 5-6'.  Grows on new growth.  The flowers are blue-mauve. 

Pink Delight: Height 5-8', Spread 4-6'.  Beautiful pink flowers.




Black Knight Butterfly Bush Nanho Blue with Butterfly

To buy Butterfly Bushes by PHONE: We're glad to take your order by phone @ 231-544-6769  Phone orders can be charged to VISA or MasterCard accounts.

To buy Butterfly Bushes by MAIL: For those who wish to order by mail or prefer to send a check, send orders to: Porcupine Hollow Farm   8593 W. Old State Rd.  Central Lake, Mi. 49622

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Please include 20% shipping and packaging with your order.

    Minimum shipping $15    

Michigan Residents add 6% sales tax.