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Common Name: Butterfly Bush

Species Name: Buddleia davidii

Family Name: Loganiaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin China
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Powdery mildew, black spot, sooty mold, tip blight, leaf spot, root rot, aphids, Japanese beetle and Asian ambrosia beetle



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 5-foot diameter, 10-foot height
    • Leaves: Opposite, simple, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 4-10 inches long, 1-3 inches wide, serrate



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Very tough shrub


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