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Buddleia davidii 'Harlequin'

HARLEQUIN BUTTERFLY BUSH

Buy Harlequin Butterfly Bush online. Outstanding cream and green variegated foliage contrast well with large purple blooms on this unique Butterfly. Fragrant purple blooms from June to frost.

Height:

6-9 Feet

Spread:

6-9 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

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

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

Attracts masses of butterflies!