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BUDDLEJA davidii 'Adonis Blue'

Commonly known as Buddleia, Butterfly bush

Compact growing form with unique blue-mauve flowers
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£13.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £11.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - grey-green leaves, lighter beneath
  • Blue - blue mauve
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - informal, spreading 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 - Good to know - - bred to be a more compact, fuller bush. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - capsid bugs, caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin - China, Japan. Garden origin 1983. One of the 'English Butterfly' series developed by Elizabeth Keep after her retirement from East Malling Research Station.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - dense panicles 25-30cm (10-12in) long
  • 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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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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