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Buddleja marrubiifolia (Woolly Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja marrubiifolia
Woolly Butterflybush, Butterfly Bush, Woolly Butterfly-bush

This dense, rounded shrub is covered with silver, pubescent leaves. Orange, marble-sized blossoms occur throughout the year, with the heavist bloom in spring and summer. They are not extremely showy, but they attract many butterflies. This Chihuahuan Desert native is very tolerant of heat, cold, intense sun and drought. Its densely-branched form requires little to no pruning.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Orange
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 3' - 5' (ft)
Spread 3' - 5' (ft)
Spacing 5' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Heat, Rabbit
Soil Type Clay, Sand
Soil PH Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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