(Orange Ball Tree)
This plant produces highly attractive flowers to insects and are a bright orange colour. The flowers are small, clusters in a tight, small ball. The small florets open to reveal a nice orange colour. The leaves are broad and coarse with a rough texture, the colour is a very deep green with silver undersides. The robust stems create a good framework and dense coverage. In mild conditions this plant will be semi-evergreen but is classed as deciduous due to it dropping all leaves in cold conditions.
Best in full sun but will be happy into semi-shade, will grow to 1.5m but responds well to pruning and can be easily kept to 75cm - 1m. The spread is roughly 1m.
A proven garden plant and a useful introduction.
Plant in a suitable position and remove dead flowers to prolong the flowering period. Prune hard in winter (January/February) and remove any large, woody stems.
Supplied in either a 0.5 Litre or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.
Buddleia’s are extremely useful shrubs for the garden, they offer wonderful flowers through the Summer, are easy to grow and very beneficial to insects. They are often viewed as large plants but there are many different species and varieties that offer all manner of flower types & colours as well as size. The flowers are covered with butterflies in mid to late Summer and the yellow varieties are particularly attractive to beneficial insects, this can offer a huge interest to the garden, it can be a real joy relaxing in the garden with a Buddleia in full flower.