Buddleja myriantha | Chinese Butterfly Bush
Buddleja myriantha, known as Chinese Butterfly Bush and Western-Asia Butterfly Bush, is a variable species found in Western China and northern Myanmar. is an upright, borderline hardy, deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub with elliptic to narrowly elliptic, toothed, grey-green leaves andThe leaves are narrow, toothed and dark-green, and are covered underneath with a fine silvery-grey felt. Slender panicles of fragrant violet to purple flowers bloom in summer.It can be found growing in open woodlands, forest edges, and on stream banks. Mature plants can grow to a height of 12 ft in the wild, but often stay shorter in cultivation.
Seeds germinate with heat, humidity, and light. Do not cover tiny seeds with soil. Seedlings start out extremely tiny, so the most delicate of care must be taken for the first few weeks.
The internet is littered with ‘B. curviflora’ or ‘B. salvifolia’ plants that are mislabeled as B. myriantha despite the blooms being noticeably different.
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Sun Exposure: Full sun
Mature height: 6-8 ft
Mature width: 5-8 ft
Hardiness zones: 6-9