Woolly Butterfly Bush



Buddleja marrubifolia


Buddlejaceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: 5ft high by 5 ft wide
Leaves: Silvery-white, wooly, 2in long and serrated
Flowers: Dense round cluster of orange flowers

Fruit: Insignificant
Stems/Trunks: Sprawling
Range/Origin: SW Texas, northern Mexico
Hardiness: Sunset Zones 10-13, 18, 15F

Comments: Low litter, No thorns, Attracts butterflies

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil: Most, well drained soils
  • Propagation: cuttings
  • Maintenance: Moderate, remove spent blooms to encourage more flowers, prune to shape

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