Buddleia humdinger 'Orchid Annie'

Butterfly Bush

Photo courtesy of Walters Garden

  • Maintains a compact refined habit
  • Fits easily in smaller gardens
  • Flowers for many weeks
  • Attracts pollinators
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Buddleias should be planted in a full sun location with fertile, moist, well-drained soil. In northern winters, most of the wood will die. Cut deadwood in the spring. Very late to break dormancy in the spring.

Height: 30-48 ft
Spread: 42-60 in
Spacing: 48-66 ft
Price Level 1: $10.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Lavender, Purple
Zone: 5-10
Price Level 2: 4 for $40~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Long Blooming
  • Low Maintenance
  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil