Lavender Cascade Butterfly Bush

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The Lavender Cascade Butterfly Bush (Buddleia x 'Lavender Cascade') is a magical-looking plant. Sometimes, it is hard to believe these bushes grow in the wild! Its large, lavender blooms cascade down the plant like a waterfall!

If it wasn't obvious from the name, this bush attracts gorgeous butterflies! You can also expect visits from beneficial insects, bees, and Hummingbirds! Lavender Cascade will have frequent visitors and admirers, and you will have loads of scented blooms for your bouquets with these fluffy fragrant spires!

The foliage is a gorgeous gray-green color that offsets the lavender flowers perfectly. You'll love the cool-toned mix of colors. The aromatic foliage and airy branching are heat and humidity-resistant throughout USDA hardiness zones 5 to 9, shrugging off sun and summer conditions without fading or shrinking away!

Planting and Application:

The most common usage of this 5-6 foot tall flowering shrub is as ornamental borders and hedges. Homeowners and business owners love how they will look lining any foundation or property as a backdrop or screening hedge

Perfect for covering your unsightly fence, this bush can grow from 5-6 feet tall and spread 5-7 feet wide. Imagine having your yard fenced in by these mystic bushes! Mix with other Cascade Butterfly Bushes like Pink or Grand Cascade, or with other vibrantly-colored Buddleia!

Pot up in large planters around sunny patios, or add these cascading gems to pretty urns on your front entry! Cascade Butterfly Bushes makes a memorable focal point in either front or backyard plantings in pots or in the ground.

Include Lavender Cascade in your Cottage border, or Perennial Garden! These shrubs are hardy enough for Rock Gardens, and their xeric nature allows these beauties to handle sun, heat, and poor dry soil. Butterfly Bushes are even listed on Firewise Landscaping state plans!

  • Full-Size Elegant Lavender Panicles
  • Natural Dwarf Butterfly Bush
  • Honey-Scented Fragrant Flowers
  • Reblooming & Long-Lasting Color & Late-Season Nectar Resource
  • Support Butterflies, Hummingbirds & Beneficial Pollinators
  • Patio Plant, Containers, & Perfect Choice for Small Space Gardens

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Butterfly Bush care is pretty simple and easy! We have a few things for you to keep in mind. Provide the Lavender Cascade Butterfly Bush with a full-sun location! This is where it performs best, and the colors look magnificent when they sparkle in the sunlight. Remember to plant this bush in well-drained soil so the roots don't drown in water, yet always have moisture to feel nourished!

Many people wonder when to prune Butterfly Bushes. Well, Butterfly Bush pruning is important so the bush grows back each year with full and healthy blooms! Deadhead after flowers fade and to keep them reblooming! Prune back all stems hard each spring just before it starts to grow again!

In cooler climates, Buddleia acts more like an herbaceous Perennial, and may die down to the ground during the frosts and quickly regrow from the rootsthese things grow quickly! In warmer zones, you'll enjoy a woody deciduous shrub!

This Butterfly Bush is deer-resistant and strong! You don't need to worry about them browsing your precious flowers.

  • Great in Full Sun & Tolerates Heat
  • Well-Drained Soil
  • Moderate to Low Moisture Needs
  • Easy to Grow & Rarely Damaged by Deer
  • Blooms on New Wood - Prune Early Spring

The lovely Lavender Cascade Butterfly Bush adds elegance to your landscape! Order your quality Buddleia today at Nature Hills Nursery and soon you will enjoy their beauty and butterfly-drawing power for yourself or that special someone!

This series isn't known to self-seed! Nature Hills uses Plant Sentry™ to ensure that plants are shipped where they stay where they're planted. Even though this is a non-invasive modern cultivar, some areas can not receive shipments of Butterfly Bush, so type in your zip code to find out.

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

About Plant Sentry™

Plant Sentry is designed to protect both consumers and the nursery trade from invasive plant pests and diseases. Sites that display the Plant Sentry protection badge are protected from consumers buying and nurseries shipping material carrying invasive pests and diseases.

This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
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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Lavender Cascade Butterfly Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Buddleia x 'Lavender Cascade'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 5 - 7 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate to Low
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Soft Lavender
Foliage Color Green, Gray Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant Yes