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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

BUDDLEJA davidii 'Adonis Blue'

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush

Compact growing form with unique blue-mauve flowers
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  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - grey-green leaves, lighter beneath
  • Blue - blue mauve
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - informal, spreading shrub.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - bred to be a more compact, fuller bush. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin - China, Japan. Garden origin 1983. One of the 'English Butterfly' series developed by Elizabeth Keep after her retirement from East Malling Research Station.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - dense panicles 25-30cm (10-12in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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