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Buddleia davidii Pink Delight * Pink Butterfly Bush

The Pink Butterfly Bush, Buddleia Pink Delight is a tame Butterfly Bush, if there is one at 8' or more. Like the other Buddleia's, Buddleia Pink Delight will do well with a hard haircut once or twice per year. The flowers of Buddleia Pink Delight turn brown as they die but do not fall off the plants. A couple of leaf nodes below the flowers new shoots form. I trim off the flowers at this point several times until the plants get too big. Buddleia Pink Delight prefers good soil but will hang in there even in some of the most difficult conditions. Buddleia davidii cultivars are hardy to 0 degrees or below. Buddleia can produce seedlings, and can become a pest in some situations. In areas adjacent to wild lands it is probably best to plant something else.

Buddleia Pink Delight is a nectar source for the Red Admiral Butterfly and a great addition to the butterfly garden.

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Buddleia Pink Delight, Pink Butterfly Bush