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BUDDLEJA 'Lochinch'

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush

Mauve blue
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  • Deciduous - leaves to 20cm (8in), mid-green with a grey felt overlay.
  • Blue - mauve blue
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading, vigorous shrub with long, arching grey-green shoots. Orange-eyed flowers in panicles to 20cm (8in) 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 - - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. B. davidii x B. fallowiana. Chance seedling found at Lochinch castle, Scotland around 1940.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - panicles to 20cm (8in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • 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 - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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