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PlantFiles: Butterfly Bush
Buddleja lindleyana 'Miss Vicie'

Family: Buddlejaceae
Genus: Buddleja (BUD-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: lindleyana (lind-lee-AY-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Miss Vicie

Synonym:Buddleia lindleyana


6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive amazondoc On Oct 10, 2007, amazondoc from Lebanon, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant does not have a strong scent for me, but it's a survivor. Mine has lived three or four years in a pot so far, and spent all summer this year blooming in the shade.


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

Magalia, California
Martinez, California
Barbourville, Kentucky
Fallston, Maryland
Knoxville, Tennessee
Spring, Texas

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