J C PLANTS LLCHOMEPAGE
Telford & Topton, PennsylvaniaPerennials
Telephone: (267) 371 - 3050 Grasses

Buddleja davidii 'Attraction'
Common name   Butterfly bush
Hardiness Zone   5 to 9
Sun   Full sun
Soil   light - medium
Flower color   purplish-red
Bloom time   June - September
Height   4 to 6 ft
Spread   3 to 5 ft

General Culture:
Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun. Good drainage is essential. Does poorly in wet conditions.
Noteworthy Characteristics:
'Attraction' is noted for producing outstanding purplish-red flowers. It typically grows to 4-6 tall. Flowers bloom from June to September (sometimes to first frost) in spike-like terminal and axillary clusters (to 8-10 long). Flowers are mildly fragrant, and, as the common name suggests, very attractive to butterflies.
Problems:
No serious insect or disease problems
Uses:
A small buddleia for a compact corner of the landscape. Provides attractive summer to early fall flowers when few other shrubs are in bloom. Grow in borders, cottage gardens, rose gardens or butterfly gardens. Popular fresh cut flower.