Buddleja, Heirloom Butterfly Bush, Lindley's Butterflybush 'Miss Vicie'

Buddleja lindleyana

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

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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

Regional

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.

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