Buddleja, Butterfly Bush, Golden Butterfly Bush ‘Honeycomb’




Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun



Foliage Color:

Unknown – Tell us


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)


USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone


Unknown – Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (yellow-orange)

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Bloom Size:

Unknown – Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Other details:

Unknown – Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Birmingham, Alabama

Springville, Alabama

Boulder Creek, California(2 reports)

Eureka, California

Fairfield, California

Paradise, California

Rancho Calaveras, California

San Anselmo, California

San Leandro, California

Valley Springs, California

Pueblo, Colorado

Wilmington, Delaware

Clearwater, Florida

Orange Park, Florida

Plant City, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Zephyrhills, Florida

Braselton, Georgia

Dacula, Georgia

Lebanon, Georgia

Villa Rica, Georgia

Palmyra, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Ewing, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

Zachary, Louisiana

Brookeville, Maryland

Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Fair Play, Missouri

Springfield, Missouri

Oxford, North Carolina

Oakland, Oregon

Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Westerly, Rhode Island

Columbia, South Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Lenoir City, Tennessee

Austin, Texas

Houston, Texas

Lampasas, Texas

Liberty Hill, Texas

Lubbock, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Kaysville, Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

Alexandria, Virginia

Chantilly, Virginia

Chesapeake, Virginia

Grand Mound, Washington

Olympia, Washington

Rochester, Washington

Seattle, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Madison, Wisconsin

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