Lilac-butterfly-bush, as summer gives way to fall, butterflies become more apparent in our gardens. one of the favorite flowers for these showy visitors is butterfly bush, buddleia davidii. the fragrant blooms of butterfly bush have surged in popularity of late as gardeners rediscover their ability to brighten the perennial border while creating the kind of habitat that butterflies need to flourish.. This newer summer lilac is noted for its compact habit and remarkably vivid blooms. the distinctive magenta flowers are fragrant and more vibrant than any other buddleja variety. excellent used in perennial beds, wildlife gardens and mixed borders. it is sterile and will not produce unwanted seedlings., 4.5 in. qt. lo and behold 'lilac chip' butterfly bush (buddleia) live shrub, lavender-pink flowers, 4.5 in. qt. full sun, zones: 5-9, grows 1.5-2 ft. tall and 2-2.5 ft. wide fragrant lavender-pink flowers summer through fall attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, but resists deer.
Butterfly bushes are deciduous shrubs, while the deciduous lilacs are in both shrub and tree form. lilacs have greater cold hardiness than butterfly bushes. the latter often die to the ground in the colder u.s. department of agriculture plant hardiness zones where they grow., amazon.com : butterfly bush summer lilac seeds (buddleja davidii) 50+seeds : garden & outdoor.
The common color is lilac with orange in the throat, available in pink, red, purple, and white as well. wildlife: necter is popular with hummingbirds as they love the flowers, especially the red ones. attractive to butterflies and moths., this non-invasive variety is approved for sale in oregon and washington, though it will be called a "summer lilac" instead of a "butterfly bush." lo & behold® 'lilac chip' buddleia x uspp 24,016, can 4,663