Spectacular summer color from lightly fragrant, dark violet-purple flower spikes. A fast growing shrub that works well as a foundation shrub, an accent plant or as a background in borders. Slightly hardier than other varieties, but may die to ground in cold winter areas, emerging vigorously in spring. Deciduous.

Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Botanical Pronunciation:BUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye

Plant type:Shrub


Growth rate:Fast

Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.

Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Waterwise

Foliage color:Gray-green

Blooms:Midsummer through Fall

Flower color:Purple

Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers

Garden styleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic


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