During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Buddleia Davidii Summer Beauty
They are well rooted, trimmed once or twice, They should be 3 to 4 feet high and attract butterflies (and hummingbirds) like a magnet. Butterfly bushes are hardy in zones 5 - 9. If you live in a colder zone, the tops in your butterfly bushes will likely die back over the winter. Even so, they will come back the next growing season bigger and better then before. Butterfly bushes prefer full sun (they must receive eight or more hours of sun a day to thrive). Buddleia Summer Beauty
(Butterfly Bush) Buddleia: Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Dense spikes 6-8 inches long, flowers from July to fall.
Summer Beauty: Striking rich pink flowers. Compact growth habit. 5-6 ft
Buddleias die back to the ground each year, sending up a dense group of new shoots in late spring that quickly develop into a 6-8ft shrub. Lightly scented, Buddleias are very attractive to butterflies. Blooms June till frost. Tip: Cut faded flowers off a butterfly bush regularly to keep it blooming throughout the summer. Flowering: Blooming Growth Rate: Fast growth rate Light requirements: Full Sun Plant Group: Perennial, Shrub Plant Type: Deciduous.