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Honeycomb Butterfly Bush

Buddleja x weyeriana 'Honeycomb'
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Description

The Honeycomb Butterfly Bush is a unique plant that really stands out in the crowd. Beautiful, yellow blooms cover this bush each summer all the way to fall. The sweet nectar scent of these flower clusters is simply irresistible to butterflies and hummingbirds! The flowers also make great cuttings and provide excellent color and fragrance for your home.

The Honeycomb Butterfly Bush is a shrub that maintains a height of 4-6 feet. Beautiful, yellow blooms cover this bush from summer to fall. The silver-green foliage has a feathery texture and provides a perfect background for those showpiece creamy yellow blossoms. The sweet nectar scent produced by this shrub is desirable to butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. This shrub is drought, deer, and heat tolerant.

growing zone 5-9
Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Full
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 4-6 Feet
Mature Width 4-6 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Yellow

How To Care

When planting your Butterfly Bush be sure you have the right location and conditions for your new shrub to thrive. Spring and Fall are ideal times to plant. However, if you avoid freezing and hot temperatures you can plant almost any time of the year.

Butterfly bushes tolerate full sun and part shade and are adaptable to a variety of soils as long as your soil is well drained. If your soil is nutrient rich your Butterfly bush will not require fertilizer. Fertilize in early spring and when planting if your soil is lacking. Choose a basic slow release fertilizer for flowering plants. When planting take care not to burn the roots by mixing the fertilizer into the soil before placing your bush in the hole. Water well when your plant is newly planted, but otherwise Butterfly bushes are drought tolerant and only require watering during dry, hot periods. Butterfly bushes don't require pruning, but if you would like to maintain size, these shrubs tolerate heavy pruning. In cooler climates where this shrub acts more like a perennial, trim within a couple inches of the ground in late winter or early spring. Mulching is a good choice especially in colder regions to protect the roots from freezing temperatures.

The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to your success. Butterfly bushes are quite resilient and only rarely have issues. The most common pests affecting this shrub are Japanese beetles and caterpillars. Japanese beetles can be controlled naturally or by applying bacillus thuringiensis or nematodes as well as hand picking. There are chemical methods as well, but these tend not to work well this Insect. Caterpillars should be hand picked. There are pesticides to treat caterpillars, but these will kill the good caterpillars as well as the bad.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Full
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 4-6 Feet
Mature Width 4-6 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Yellow

Landscape Ideas

The Honeycomb Butterfly bush can be used practically anywhere in your landscape as long as the chosen area receives plenty of sun. Use it as a foundation planting around your home or deck. It looks great included in a mass planting bed or even as a lone specimen. Plant is next to a walkway or patio, to ensure that you catch the sweet scent of this plant!

Learn when to prune your flowering shrubs.

For additional options, be sure to check out our Butterfly Bush collection.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Full
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 4-6 Feet
Mature Width 4-6 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Yellow

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JF
09/25/2020
Jennifer F.
United States United States
Great plants!

was well packaged, plants looked great! Planted next day and still going strong. Cannot wait till it blooms!

JW
06/16/2020
Judith W.
United States United States
Beautiful large plants

The previous reviews were the reason I ordered the Honeycomb Butterfly Bush and I was not disappointed. The plants were full, healthy and large for the price. I am thrilled with my purchase.

AA
06/13/2020
Aileen A.
United States United States
Fabulous

My butterfly bush arrived quickly and is in great shape. Thank you!

MA
06/09/2020
MICHAEL A.
United States United States
Beautiful Butterfly bush.

Fabulous bush, easy to order, prompt delivery.

LG
06/05/2020
Lee G.
United States United States
Honeycomb Butterfly Bush

The bush was in perfect shape. It was a gift for my father , and he couldn't believe what a healthy bush it was. Great size.