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Buddleia – Inspired Violet™ – Butterfly bush – Buddleia x

Garden Height
48 - 120
Spacing
48 - 120
Spread
48 - 120
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

 

 

Features

 

 

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Continuous Re-Bloom

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought Tolerant

Long Blooming

Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes

This large plant makes a nice choice for a screen or hedge, providing coverage from summer through fall. It also makes a nice addition or backdrop to flower beds, mixed borders or perennial gardens. 

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Low

Blooms On New Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium, High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Pinching and Growth Regulators

3-4 prunes will produce a very compact full three gallon. See Special Notes for additional pruning protocol.

Pest and Disease Management

Standard Pest and disease practices as laid out in the notes. Spider Mites, Aphids and Downy Mildew can be problematic.

Grower Tips

-Plants are extremely susceptible to Spider Mites, scout and treat aggressively.

Buddleia will rebloom in approximately 4-6 weeks from a pinch or prune during the summer. Hence, having up to 3-4 crop cycles will allow you to continually have fresh product ready to sell covered with large terminal blooms.