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Buddleia davidii 'Harlequin'

Also called Summer Lilac


Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Buddleia davidii 'Harlequin'

  • Long, upright panicles of fragrant, red-purple florets
  • Arching branches display variegated cream and green leaves
  • Attractive to butterflies
  • Popular as a fresh cut flower
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall

Zone:

5

Height:

150-200 cm

Spread:

120-150 cm

Colour:

Red
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Harlequin Butterfly Bush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in a well-drained soil, in full sun. Removing spent flower spikes will promote additional blooming. Prune back in late winter to maintain shape, and encourage growth and flowering  for the following season.


Buddleia davidii 'Harlequin' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Rounded

Foliage Color

White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen

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