BUDDLEJA crispa

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush

White felted leaves and fragrant lilac flowers with an orange throat
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BUDDLEJA crispa

 
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.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022

 

  • Deciduous
    Broadly ovate-triangular leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Orange
    Orange throat
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Mauve
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Arching 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
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites
  • Place of origin
    Himalayas
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - whorled axillary and terminal panicles to 10cm (4in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Deltoid 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • 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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