How Many Hours of Sun Does a Butterfly Bush Need?

The butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a deciduous, semi-evergreen shrub that needs at least six hours of full sun exposure each day. Butterfly bushes are found growing in United States Department of Agriculture zones 5 through 10.

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