The first Buddleia to offer multiple colors on one panicle! Beautiful blooms of lavender, pink and tangerine orange will delight you (as well as hummingbirds and butterflies) from midsummer into fall! Very easy to grow, despite heat, poor soil or drought! Forms a shrub 6-8' tall and wide. In northern climates, it will die back to the ground in winter and return to its full height each spring. As with all buddleia, Kaleidoscope should not be pruned after August. Buddleia davidii 'Bicolor'
Buddleia davidii 'Bicolor'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:6 - 10 feet
Spread:6 - 8 feet
Spacing:6 - 10 feet
Flowering Date:Mid summer to fall.
Planting Instructions:Loosen the soil, dig a hole twice the diameter of the plant container.
Winter Care:Mulch in colder climates, remove in early spring before growth starts.
Growth Rate:Fast once established, which takes approximately 6-8 weeks.
Flower Color:orange, yellow
Flower Form:Long terminal panicles up to 10" long of a masse of tiny star-like flowers.
Foliage Type:Dark green, lanceolate leaves 4-10" long, white and glabrous beneath.
Pruning:Cut back all flowering stems close to the base (down to 12-15") in early spring. Early spring, as new growth begins.
Additional Information:In northern climates Buddleias behave like herbaceous perennials with the top growth dying back in winter. Prune back to new growth in the spring. In southern climates, prune to shape.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI OR PR WA
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