Buddleja ‘Butterfly Gold’


Buddleja 'Butterfly Gold'

Do your customers want to add some extra elegance and beauty to their gardens this year? Buddleja ‘Butterfly Gold’ lends eye-catching appeal and grace to any garden space.

Buddleja ‘Butterfly Gold’ also adds multi-color visual interest to garden beds and mixed borders all summer long. This sweet-fragranced shrub grows vigorously with bright yellow, green and white variegated foliage helping it stand out before colorful blooms appear. It sports a dense, compact habit and is adorned with large, mauve-purple flower spikes.

Hardy and easy to care for, Buddleja ‘Butterfly Gold’ grows to a height of up to 6 feet and spreads 5 feet. This lovely plant thrives in full sun to semi-shade. 

Commonly known as “Butterfly Bush”, Buddleja attracts butterflies and other helpful, flying friends to create a pollinator paradise in gardens! This deciduous shrub is known for its masses of blossoms that bloom from summer through early autumn each season. An excellent choice for cottage and wildlife gardens. Discovered by gardener Judy Hurley.


For Growers

Cell Flat Size: 128-, 72 cell.

Media: Propagation media with high porosity and water-holding capacity.

Pinching: Pinch in liner to increase branching after propagation 1 to 2 weeks out of propagation.

Weeks in Propagation: About 3 to 4 weeks.

Weeks to Ready: About 7 to 8 weeks.


In The Garden

Remove spent flower spikes to encourage new shoots and flower buds. Cut them back to 6″ (15cm) above the ground every spring.

Deer resistant but attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.

Zone Hardiness: 5-11

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry