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BUDDLEJA alternifolia

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Fountain buddleja



Mauvish-purple flowers along stems
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  • Deciduous - alternate, lance-shaped leaves to 7cm (3in) long. Leaves are dark-green or silvery-green.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - mauvish purple
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree with slender, arching shoots. Flowers on previous year's growth in dense clusters 4cm (1½in) long.
  • 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 - makes an excellent specimen trained as a standard. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin - China
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers - intensely fragrant.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Buddleia - Care Guide
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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BUDDLEJA alternifolia 'Argentea'

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Commonly known as: Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Fountain buddleja.
Leaves are covered with silvery hairs giving this form a silvery sheen
£16.00 each

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