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Butterfly Bush

Buddleia 'Grand Cascade' PP030868

Enormous light lavender-purple flowers that cascade downward, similar to the look of weeping willow.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late summer to fall

Mature Height:

66-72 In

Hardiness Zone:

5-10 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 65-75° F under long days to promote blooming. Keep soil slightly dry until they break dormancy, then evenly moist but not overly wet or dry. Once actively growing feed at 75-100 ppm N with each watering. Pinch to increase branching habit. Plants generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water lightly and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Buddleias should be planted in a full sun location with fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Studies have shown that adding lime to the soil will result in increased growth and better floral quality. They are also moderately drought tolerant once established.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.