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Purple Butterfly Bush AKA Summer Lilac Seeds (Certified Organic)

Butterfly Bush flowers are the ultimate butterfly and hummingbird attractors!

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: $3.25

Special Price $2.60

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Details

Butterfly Bush flowers are the ultimate butterfly and hummingbird attractors! This 6-8 ft. tall perennial produces graceful, long, large, fragrant plumes of lilac-like flowers and is excellent for the back of the garden border. Easy to grow, it flowers the first year when started early, from summer to autumn. Winter hardy to zone 5.

Michigan Seeds and Plants grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Buddleja
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 20 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Hardiness USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F, USDA Zone 10a: to 35F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Pollen may cause allergic reaction
Bloom Color Purple
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From semi-hardwood cuttings
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25