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Rainbow Butterfly Bush

Butterfly beacon!

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 6 - 10 feet
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Date: Mid summer to fall.
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Rainbow Butterfly Bush

Description

The first Buddleia to offer multiple colors on one panicle. Beautiful blooms of lavender, pink and tangerine orange will delight you (as well as hummingbirds and butterflies) from midsummer into fall. Very easy to grow, despite heat, poor soil or drought! Forms a shrub 6-8' tall and wide. In northern climates, it will die back to the ground in winter and return to its full height each spring. Zones 5-9. Buddleia 'Bicolor'

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameBuddleia davidii 'Bicolor'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI OR PR WA
  • Spread6 - 8 feet
  • Spacing6 - 10 feet
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering DateMid summer to fall.
  • Planting InstructionsLoosen the soil, dig a hole twice the diameter of the plant container.
  • Winter CareMulch in colder climates, remove in early spring before growth starts.
  • Flower Color:orange, yellow
  • Flower FormLong terminal panicles up to 10" long of a masse of tiny star-like flowers.
  • Foliage TypeDark green, lanceolate leaves 4-10" long, white and glabrous beneath.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, humus enriched soil.
  • PruningCut back all flowering stems close to the base (down to 12-15") in early spring. Early spring, as new growth begins.
  • Additional InformationIn northern climates Buddleias behave like herbaceous perennials with the top growth dying back in winter. Prune back to new growth in the spring. In southern climates, prune to shape.
  • Shipped4" POT
  • Height/Habit6 - 10 feet
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 6-8 weeks.
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

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