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Buddleja davidii 'Harlequin'

Phonetic Spelling
BUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
Description

This butterfly bush is heat tolerant. It needs moist, well-drained soil. This plant has arching branches.

Wildlife Value: Attracts butterflies; this plant is seldom damaged by deer

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#fragrant#red#butterflies#sun#deciduous#full sun#partial shade#fragrant flowers#heat tolerant#summer#shrub#wildlife plant#purple flowers#red flowers#nectar plant#variegated foliage#variegated leaves#rapid growth#rapid growth rate#fast growing#grows fast#summer flowers#deer damage#deer resistant#butterfly garden#red flower#purple flower
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#fragrant#red#butterflies#sun#deciduous#full sun#partial shade#fragrant flowers#heat tolerant#summer#shrub#wildlife plant#purple flowers#red flowers#nectar plant#variegated foliage#variegated leaves#rapid growth#rapid growth rate#fast growing#grows fast#summer flowers#deer damage#deer resistant#butterfly garden#red flower#purple flower
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Buddleja
    Species:
    davidii
    Family:
    Scrophulariaceae
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts butterflies; this plant is seldom damaged by deer
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    heat; seldom damaged by deer
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Spike
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    This plant has reddish-purple, fragrant flowers in summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has opposite, simple, green leaves with irregular, creamy-white margins.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heat