Buddleja davidii

Common Name: ​Butterfly Bush, ‘Midnight’

Fragrant, lilac-like, deep purple cones of flowers on tough shrub up to 8 feet. Attracts butterflies; beautiful and hardy from coast, to mountains, to desert. Prune down hard, and low to the ground with a saw, every year or two in early spring, to freshen shrub and reduce woodiness.

  • Types: Shrub
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height: 8 feet
  • Blooms: Deep purple