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Buddleja davidii 'Pink Delight'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Butterfly bush
synonyms: Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight'
growth rate: fast
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Mid to grey-green leaves. Panicles of bright pink flowers with orange eyes from midsummer to autumn.
Very tolerant of poor conditions. Best in well drained soil and full sun.
Prune hard to control size, shape and encourage fresh flowering growth. Best done in early spring, but additional partial pruning can be done after flowering in autumn to prevent winter wind damage.
Attractive to butterflies.