Buddleja davidii var. nanhoensis 'Mongo'

Petite Indigo™ Butterfly Bush

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast, when cut to ground in spring will reach 5-8' by fall; compact, much-branched shrub
Mature Height - 6'
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Perfect, lilac-blue, each flower 0.25-0.33", fragrant, borne in 4-6" long (sometimes longer) upright panicles. June through frost on new growth, attracts butterflies and bees
Fruit - 0.25-0.33" long brown capsule, seeds freely, can become weed like
Leaf - Small gray-green leaves.
Fall Color - no fall color
Bark -
Other Features - Compact grower, much-branched, fine for cut flowers, lasting two days in vase
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easily transplanted, prefers well-drained, moist fertile soil, full sun
Native Habitat - China, cultivated 1890
Diseases and Insects - Mites problematic when drought stressed, nematodes when in sandy soil, some viruses.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 98

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Butterfly Bush.
- Other plants of the family Scrophulariaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Buddleja.
- Other plants of the species Buddleja davidii.