Buddleia 'Birthday Cake' is a butterfly bush with upright, fragrant purple flowers that bloom from summer into fall.
Buddleia 'Birthday Cake' is a pollinator magnet butterfly bush with gorgeous fragrant flower spikes of dense, purple blooms that rise well above its dark green foliage resembling the candles on a birthday cake. Flowers will bloom and rebloom from summer well into fall. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Grows 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Heat tolerant and deer resistant.
Common Name: Butterfly Bush
Family: Buddlejaceae (The Butterfly Bush Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Found in rocky riverside habitats between 1300 - 2600m. Waste places, often on brick walls, cliffs or roadsides.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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