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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 auriculata

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Weeping sage

Heavily scented creamy-white flowers
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  • 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 -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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