Butterfly Bush 'Purple Lion' - ShrubBuddleja davidii 'Purple Lion'
This is a unique butterfly bush! Developed especially for growing in a pretty planter on the patio! This captivating, purple flowering Buddleja 'Purple Lion' is a compact growing plant so will not grow as large as the better known varieties of butterfly bush. Just perfect for a pretty planter on the patio or decking! Guaranteed quality in a pot, this strong plant doesn't really ask for much and will flower right into late autumn. Bottom line is, this will be an asset to any patio or decking!Show more
Show moreMake sure the root balls of this Butterfly collection are well-moistened by soaking them in a bucket of lukewarm water before planting. Prepare a suitable hole in fertile soil. Improve poor garden soil by adding compost and cow manure pellets. Plant the root balls of these Butterfly Bushes at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root balls should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Place them in full sun or partial shade.
This Butterfly Bush Collection make an excellent combination plantThese rich-flowering butterfly bushes also make great border plants. You can create beautiful combinations with the beard flower ‘Heavenly Blue’ (Caryopteris Clandonensis) or the black elderberry (Sambucus Nigra 'Thundercloud').
Show moreButterfly Bushes are strong shrubs that require minimal maintenance. In the winter, provide them with compost and cow manure grains while keeping the soil fairly dry.
These Butterfly Bush varieties can be prunedThe Butterfly Bush thrives on one-year branches. You can prune the butterfly bush annually in early April to about 40 cm above ground. If necessary, you can rejuvenate the shrub by pruning 1/3 of all its branches.
Show moreThe Butterfly Bush is not named a butterfly bush just for anything. Its large clusters of small flowers often attract butterflies. Your butterfly garden should definitely not miss out on them. Not to mention, their flowers smell delightful!