BiColor Butterfly Bush

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The gorgeous BiColor Butterfly Bush (Buddleia x weyeriana 'Bicolor') is the first Butterfly Bush to feature multiple colors on each long-lasting bloom! It is an intensely fragrant, long-blooming Butterfly Bush with profuse yellow and lavender blooms - amazing lavender-hued while the buds are just forming, opening to peachy pink with a yellow cast as it ages!

Dazzle all your neighbors and your local butterflies with this unique new Butterfly Bush that blooms from July until fall. The panicles grow up to 10 inches long and show up well against the clean grey-green foliage.

This deciduous perennial bush comes to life in the early spring with a flush of fantastic aromatic gray-green leaves. This by itself makes Butterfly Bush a go-to for gardeners!

As if the colors themselves weren't enough, these flower spikes are delightfully fragrant. You'll find yourself snagging a few of the bush and bringing them inside to brighten up a dining room or kitchen counter. They make lovely additions to floral arrangements!

But leave a majority outside for your butterflies and Hummingbirds! As a nectar resource for Pollinators, Butterfly Bush are at the top of the list!

This upright-growing deciduous shrub is a pretty fast-growing plant. So you won't have to wait long at all to experience its full flower power! Hardy throughout USDA planting zones 5 to 9, these shrubby perennials grow 5-6 feet in height and 4-5 feet in width.

Planting and Application:

The BiColor Butterfly Bush has a compact growth habit, is a deciduous bush, and blooms mid-summer until fall. It provides valuable summer and early fall flowers when few other shrubs are in bloom. Use it as a border specimen or the centerpiece for your pollinator garden!

Use BiColor as a back-row plant in your perennial garden. Not only will it add flair in the later summer months, but even when it isn't in bloom the green will make a stunning backdrop for other perennials!

Do you have a particularly hot and sunny spot in your garden that you just aren't sure what to do with? Add some other plants that attract butterflies with BiColor Butterfly Bush!

You can also use this in mass plantings if you've got more space to cover. Imagine how a field of these mixed-color blooms looks in large swaths glittering with fluttering butterfly wings!

Add it to your smaller Cottage gardens too! All these colors on one plant are a great way to include different looks without spending the space on three different plants. If you've already got a yard full of trees and shrubs fear not. BiColor won't end up blending in. It'll simply add to the beauty already planted!

Plant it near a path or patio and the shrub will provide a delightful fragrance for you, too. It's generally pest-free. This plant blooms on new growth and should be pruned back in spring.

  • Long Blooming Multi-Colored Blooms
  • Butterflies, Butterflies & More Butterflies!
  • Fragrant Flowers
  • Aromatic Green-Gray Foliage & Compact Growth
  • Pollinator Heaven & Great Cut Flowers
  • Stunning in Mass Plantings, Specimens & Pollinator Garden Plants

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Good news for self-proclaimed brown-thumbed gardeners! Butterfly bushes are relatively easy to grow. Especially when you follow these simple instructions:

When picking out a planting site, look for somewhere in full sun with well-drained soil. This will ensure you're shrub is happy right off the bat.

You'll want to water well during the first year to help it get established. Then after that go ahead and cut back on the watering to a normal amount. Mulching around the bottom will help regulate temperatures and conserve water. Buddleia is highly drought tolerant once established.

Buddleia is a woody shrub in warmer areas but acts and is treated much more like Perennials in colder climates. You'll want to cut back all stems, almost to the ground, in late winter before the growing season starts. This helps the plant develop new fresh growth from down low and with lots of branching! Plus, if you deadhead the shrub throughout its blooming season, it'll encourage the plant to produce new flowers and continue blooming.

The cherry on top is that BiColor is often left alone by deer and other wildlife. So your occasional wandering deer will more than likely leave this shrub be!

  • Full Sun Plants
  • Well-Drained Soil Needs
  • Moderate to Low Moisture
  • Prune in Fall/Late Winter
  • Deer Resistant & Pest Free

Don't wait another moment to fill your garden with amazing color variety and butterflies! Order a BiColor Butterfly Bush for yourself today at Nature Hills Nursery!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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BiColor Butterfly Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Buddleia x weyeriana 'Bicolor'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Lavender & Peachy/Pink Bicolor
Foliage Medium green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time When Dormant
Fragrant Yes