This fabulous bush has a variety of colors for added beauty to any garden. It is a perfect centerpiece or as a stand-alone feature. The Butterfly Bush is easy to care for, simply prune in the spring before leaves have grown and add a slow release fertilizer. Be sure to water if the plant is receiving less than one inch of water a week, and every two years add a little lime. Planted in full sun, this bush will produce plumes of small flowers that butterflies will adore.
Attracts: Black Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail, Monarch, Painted Lady, Pipevine Swallowtail, Queen, Question Mark, Red Admiral, Red-spotted Purple, Zebra Longwing, Zebra Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Variegated Fritillary, Viceroy, Eastern Comma, Gulf Fritillary, Mourning Cloak, Anise Swallowtail, and more
Color(s): White, purples, yellow
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil: Well drained, moist, fertile
Average Height: 4 ft. - 15 ft.
Average Spread: 4 ft. - 20 ft.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Note: Considered invasive in certain states, deer resistant