STAR PLANTS: FLUTTERBY PETITE® BLUE HEAVEN BUDDLEIA
LATIN NAME: BUDDLEIA HYBRID 'PODARAS #8' PP 22,069
From early spring until the first frost, this compact, mounding shrub releases blue clusters of flowers that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and on-lookers! This flowering shrub flaunts silvery foliage with a spreading habit which grows to be 2-3 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide.
Amount of Sunlight: Prefers full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 5-10
This easy-to-grow, shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly.