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Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery


Buddleia davidii 'Lavender Eyes'

LAVENDER EYES BUTTERFLY BUSH

Buy Lavender Eyes Butterfly Bush online. Dark green foliage is the perfect display for the profusion of 4 ½ inch lavender purple summer flowers. This butterfly bush has a rounded, compact habit and is resistant to mites. Spectacular flower spikes from mid summer until fall.

Height:

5-10 Feet

Spread:

5-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Lavender
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Low Water Use
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Fall Flowering
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rain Garden
  • Rock Gardens
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Buddleia is slightly difficult to grow and needs to be planted in locations where it does not stay wet. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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