BUDDLEJA auriculata

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Weeping sage

Heavily scented creamy-white flowers
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BUDDLEJA auriculata

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£16.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly oblong leaves to 12cm (5in) long, white beneath.
  • Cream
    Creamy white with orange or pink centres
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright shrub.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - blooms into autumn and sometimes winter. Valuable for late butterflies and bees.
  • Pests & Diseases
    capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin
    South Africa
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - axillary and terminal cyme-like panicles to 5cm (2in) long
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Ovate
  • 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 - strongly fragrant. Scent has been compared to Chanel No. 5
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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