Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Buddleia x weyeriana ‘Honeycomb’
This Butterfly Bush has a different flower than most. The color, of course, is much different. Also, the fact that the blooms are more compact and less cone shaped. It still attracts butterflies and bees; there were many flying around while I took this picture. The plant itself seems a little more compact and a lighter color than Buddleia davidii.
While Butterfly Bush is easy to grow, it does need a little attention throughout the year. Mine have produced a lot of seedlings; enough so that some of them have to be removed. Other seedlings I cut to the ground each year and that helps them stay a little smaller. All in all, a very rewarding plant.