Butterfly bushes are beautiful looking shrubs with long panicle flowers that butterflies and other insects like bees and moths, completely adore. These flowering shrubs flourish in most gardens and can even be grown in garden planters.
These deciduous shrubs typically require full sun exposure and are winter hardy in growing zones 5 - 9. Most are native from the southern United States south to Chile Also called Buddleja, Buddleia, Buddlea and sometimes summer lilac.
- Fragrant panicle flowers
- Perfect for pollinating gardens
- Require full sun
- Growing zones 5 - 9
Landscaping Tip: Butterfly bush are excellent candidates for containers, since they bloom all summer long. Use pots with good drainage, as wet soil and butterfly bush definitely don't mix.