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Butterfly bush 'Lo & behold'

Buddleja davidii

Lo & behold is part of the Butterfly Bush genus and is a Butterfly bush variety. Its scientific name is Buddleja davidii 'Lo & behold'. Lo & behold is a variety of hybrid Butterfly bush .

Dwarf blue flowered butterfly bush. Attracts hummingbird and butterflies with fragrant blue flowers. Dwarf size of 24-30″ × 24-30" makes it desirable in containers and smaller gardens. Full sun. Blooms summer to fall.

It grows mainly as a Perennial, which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Lo & behold normally grows with a shrub-like habit to a mature height of 1.80 metres (that's 5.85 feet imperial).

Lo & behold Butterfly bush is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Butterfly bush 'Lo & behold'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Lo & behold is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Lo & behold are Zone 5 and Zone 9.

Growing Lo & behold from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Lo & behold about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Lo & behold

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Lo & behold is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Lo & behold

Butterfly bush 'Lo & behold' information

How long does Lo & behold take to grow?

These estimates for how long Butterfly bush 'Lo & behold' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I sow Lo & behold?

Folia's when to plant Butterfly bush 'Lo & behold' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!

Other Names for Butterfly bush 'Lo & behold'

Buddleia x ‘blue chip’


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