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BUDDLEJA stenostachya

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush

Woolly leaves and lilac mauve flowers

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£17.50 each

 

  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - lilac-mauve
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F) - use loam-based compost (JI No. 3) in full light
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a form af B. nivea. An Ernest Wilson introduction, 1908. Shy to flower
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mite
  • Place of origin - China (western Sichuan)
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - very narrow panicles to 15cm (6in) long
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • 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 -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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