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Week 5 – February 01, 2023

Plant Information

Buddleia davidii Monarch® Blue Knight

  • Buddleia davidii Monarch® Blue Knight - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Buddleia davidii

Common Name: Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 72 - 78" (183 - 198cm)

Height: 60" (152cm)

Width: 72 - 78" (183 - 198cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Gorgeous butterfly bush produces incredibly long light lavender purple blossoms, a favorite of Monarch butterflies.
Flowers deepen to blue-purple with age.
Incredible flower coverage on a dense clump of minty green leaves.

Grower Information:

Gorgeous butterfly bush produces incredibly long, 10 to 12-in. (25 to 30-cm) panicles of colorful blossoms, a favorite of Monarch butterflies. Incredible flower coverage.
Outward-facing flower panicles open light lavender-purple and deepen to blue-purple.

'Blue Knight'

Protection Information: PP28,178

(Flowering Only License)

MONARCH is a U.S. registered trademark of Walters Gardens.

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