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BUDDLEJA auriculata

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Weeping sage

Heavily scented creamy-white flowers
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£15.00 £12.00 each

  • Evergreen - narrowly oblong leaves to 12cm (5in) long, white beneath.
  • Cream - creamy white
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright shrub. Small flowers in panicles to 5cm (2in) long. Flowers have orange or pink centres.
  • 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
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers - strongly fragrant. Scent has been compared to Chanel No. 5
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Buddleia - Care Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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