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BUDDLEJA yunnanensis

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush

Large tapering leaves and violet flowers on this rare Chinese species first discovered in 1915
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Narrowly ovate leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Violet flowers
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, upright 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

BUDDLEJA yunnanensis

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth. red spider mites.
    Place of origin
    China. First described by French botanist F. Gagnepain in 1915.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Slender panicles to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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