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Lochinch Butterfly Bush Buddleja 'Lochinch'

Description

Butterflies are attracted to the flowers, and this plant is seldom damaged by deer.

This plant likes full sun and prefers moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types.

Its form is compact and mounded.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#butterflies#sun#deciduous#full sun#summer#blue#violet#shrub#wildlife plant#purple flowers#nectar plant#blue flowers#violet flowers#summer flowers#deer damage#deer resistant#butterfly garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#butterflies#sun#deciduous#full sun#summer#blue#violet#shrub#wildlife plant#purple flowers#nectar plant#blue flowers#violet flowers#summer flowers#deer damage#deer resistant#butterfly garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Buddleja
    Wildlife Value:
    Butterflies are attracted to the flowers. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    tolerates a range of soil types; seldom damaged by deer
    Dimensions:
    Height: 5 ft. 0 in. - 7 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Mounding
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    This plant has fragrant, violet-blue flowers in summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has alternate, simple, dark green leaves that are gray, downy below. Leaves are 3-8 in. long.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer