Nanho Purple Butterfly Bush, Buddleia davidii 'Nanho Purple', is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. A few of these would make a spectacular hedge for your landscape. If you have a place where fall flowers are lacking, Nanho would also be a great choice to fill in that spot with some late-season color. Sold in 3 gallon container.
Your Nanho Purple Butterfly Bush will astound you each June when its petite, lavender flowers appear. The delicate blossoms cluster in long spikes of up to six inches long!
The fragrant blooms amid the grey-tinted, green foliage will be a strong lure to pollinators, and just as the name suggests, especially attractive to your butterflies. In fact, sometimes Butterfly Bushes in bloom are so covered with butterflies that the entire shrub seems to vibrate with their excitement!
As if this incredible, floral display wasn't enough, your Nanho will continue to put on its fascinating show throughout summer and sometimes even up until the first frost.
It has a graceful, arching habit and no significant disease or insect issues. Nanho can be left to grow naturally or pruned as desired. It's a vigorous grower and generally hardy.
If you love lilacs, but bemoan their short bloom period, Nanho Purple Butterfly Bush is for you. Why not let this "Summer Lilac" extend your enjoyment of fragrant, lavender flowers well into fall this year!
Mature Height: 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread: 4 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type: Widely Adaptable
Growth Rate: Fast
Flower Color: Magenta, Purple
Foliage: Blue Green