Butterfly Towers™ Magenta

Butterfly Towers™ Magenta

Buddleia davidii ‘Tobud1305’

This unique new Buddleia is a vertical growing butterfly magnet. A tower of eye-catching magenta or crisp white blooms in summer, Butterfly Towers is ideal for hedges or screens or as an easy-care garden accent. Both varieties thrive in USDA Zones 5a – 9b, full sun to part shade. Maturing 4–5′ high by 2–3′ wide, Butterfly Towers produces copious blooms year after year that can be enjoyed outdoors in spring through summer, or taken indoors in stunning cut flower arrangements.

Sunset Zones

4–24, 28–35

USDA Zones

-20°F to -10°F USDA zones 5–10

This plant is suitable for your USDA Zone 9b

Butterfly Towers™ Magenta Features

Plant Dimensions

4–5' H x 2–3' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Border, Container, Cottage/Informal, Hedge, Mass planting

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Full sun to part shade

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Reblooming, Returns Year After Year, Upright Habit, Water-wise


Upright growth and magenta blooms all summer

Flowering Season

Spring to Summer

Butterfly Towers™ Magenta Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise


Feed with a balanced fertilizer throughout the bloom season


Reblooming will be heavier if old flowers are removed. Can cut back hard in early spring to keep shorter.


Well-drained garden soil

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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Your zip code 85215 is located in Zone: 9b with an average minimum winter temperature of: 25 to 30 °F.