Today's bloom is Fountain Butterfly Bush (Buddleja alternifolia)

Bloom of the Day for May 7th, 2011:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Blue-Violet, Violet/Lavender

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 10b

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Lovely, i've never seen one before but think I would like to try growing it. :)

locakelly wrote:
Beautiful! Wonder if it will grow here? Hmmmmmm.

Lilyofthenight wrote:
Love this... so dreamy and cool. Very nice indeed.

onewish1 wrote:
totally cool

Grandmato2 wrote:
Wow! That is stunning, living in Southern Ontario where we have harsh winters, probably can't have that. I envy everyone who lives in warm climate, so many beautiful plants to grow.