Plant Care Escobilla Butterflybush

Escobilla Butterflybush

Also known as

Escobilla butterfly-bush


Buddleja scordioides

How to care for Escobilla Butterflybush


How often to water your Escobilla Butterflybush

Water needs for Escobilla Butterflybush
0.5 cups
every 9

Escobilla Butterflybush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Escobilla Butterflybush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Escobilla Butterflybush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Escobilla Butterflybush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Escobilla Butterflybush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Escobilla Butterflybush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Escobilla Butterflybush: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Escobilla Butterflybush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Escobilla Butterflybush

Escobilla Butterflybush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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