Buddleja tucumanensis | Tucumanensis Butterfly Bush
Buddleja tucumanensis is a hard-to-find semi-evergreen Butterfly Bush native to Argentina and Bolivia at high elevations (9000 ft). Dark-green spear-shaped elliptical leaves with silvery-grey downy undersides and stems. The flowers are rounded loose clusters of fuzzy buds that become spherical orange flowers that bloom continuously through spring, summer, and fall.
Grows best in full sun in well drained soils. Drought tolerant, but will drink plenty of water during the hottest months if watered regularly. Will tolerate some shade. Attracts pollinators of all sorts. Many medicinal uses.
Sun exposure: Full sun
Mature height: 5-8 ft
Mature width: 4-6 ft
Hardiness zones: 9-10
Rooted in 4-inch pot
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