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PlantFiles: Woolly Butterfly Bush
Buddleja marrubiifolia

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Family: Buddlejaceae
Genus: Buddleja (BUD-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: marrubiifolia (ma-roo-bee-eye-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Buddleia marrubiifolia

14 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Blue-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral frostweed On Feb 14, 2007, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Woolly Butterfly Bush Buddleja marrubiifolia is Endemic to Texas.

Positive desert_rose On Nov 28, 2002, desert_rose from Dripping Springs, TX wrote:

This shrub has velvety, small light gray-green leaves that are rounded. It is tough and drought-tolerant. It has small,globe-like flowers that are orange-yellow. It only needs to be shaped in my garden once a year. It's a nice contrast to all of the green in the garden.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gilbert, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Las Vegas, Nevada
Austin, Texas (2 reports)
Los Fresnos, Texas
San Antonio, Texas (2 reports)



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