A brightly coloured plant that is excellent for growing in dry sunny spots. Especially attractive to butterflies, hence its common name. An added attraction is its use as a cut flower. A good plant for a sunny well drained sheltered spot, otherwise treat as a tender bulb. Height 75cm (2.5').
Common NameButterfly Plant
Height60-90 cm (24-36')
Soil pHNeutral, Alkaline
HardinessHardy may need protection
Cut FlowerCut Flower
Plants for PollinatorsPlants for Pollinators
Butterfly FriendlyButterfly Friendly