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Buddleia lindleyana

Common Name(s):
Lindley butterfly bush
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; attracts butterflies; flowers on new growth, so prune in late winter to early spring; may spread by suckers; this plant is seldom damaged by deer

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, shiny, dark green, narrow leaves; 2-4 in. long; pale gray-green below
Flower:
Purple-violet flowers on upright 3-8 in. panicle; not fragrant
Zones:
7 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; prefers moist, well-drained soil, but tolerates a range of soil conditions
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Large, rounded shrub with arching branches
Width:
5-7 ft.
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1430

Buddleia lindleyana Buddleia lindleyana
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