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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 salvifolia

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush, South African sagewood

Grey-green leaves and fragrant pale lilac blue flowers in late autumn and early winter
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
£15.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - sage-like leaves to 10cm (4in) long on very short stalks.
  • Blue - lilac blue
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - arching habit
  • 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 - - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin - eastern Africa, South Africa.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - panicles to 15cm (6in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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