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Plant Characteristics

Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Purple
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Best Usages
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
Best Characteristics
  • Flower

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

'Ile De France' Butterfly Bush is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Buddleia davidii 'Ile De France'

Buy Ile De France Butterfly Bush online. Hardy, deciduous summer blooming shrub averaging 5 to 10 feet. It bears an exciting array of spectacular claret purple flower spikes. Fragrance attracts an amazing array of butterflies. Spectacular flower spikes from mid summer until fall.
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Mature Height:

5-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

5-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Scropholariaceae · Common Name: Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush prefer well draining soils and will turn yellow and defoliate when kept overly wet. Flower color can vary slightly based on environmental conditions, i.e., temperatures, soil ph, sunlight, fertility.

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2864

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7269

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I am always impressed by your careful packaging which allows plants to arrive in the best condition

Columbia, MO
August 2014

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