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Buddleja alternifolia Unique

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Buddleja alternifolia

    One of Peter Moore's introductions, this Buddleja has a weeping habit with silvey foliage and purple flowers. It gows to 1m with a spread of 50cm
    Its fully hardy.

    • Foliage is silvery green
    • Very free flowering and fragrant
    • Lilac flowers in early summer through to October
    • Compact habit
    • Flowers on new season’s wood
    • Hardy to -25 C
    • Full sun
    • Grows in any fertile, well drained soil
    • Sterile flowers-set no seed (no pollen)
    • Remove dead flowers to stimulate re flowering
    • Suitable for a large pot on a patio
      Growing advice:
      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 9cm pot or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.

      Buddleja’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 Buddleja in full flower.