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Buddleja x weyeriana ‘Blue Boy’

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Buddleja x weyeriana
‘Blue Boy’

    A blue form of B. x weyeriana which flowers from August through until October.
    Big, big leaves in spring and really interesting pale blue flowers with a bright orange eye.
    The flower panicle is made up of clusters which gives it a rounded shape and is from the selection of Buddleia bred in Dorset during the First World War by Major William van de Weyer of Smedmore House, at Corfe Castle.

     HISTORY
    A interesting B. x weyeriana cross made in 2000 by Peter Moore.
    Flower Colour: Lavender blue yellow throat
    Habit: Compact
    Eventual height: 150-200cm (5-6ft) Spread: 150-200cm (5-6ft)
    Hardiness: Very hardy - 20°C USDA zones 5-9
    Leaf colour: Medium green
    Flowering: August - Oct 30-40cm (12-18”) in length
    Fragrance: Fragrant
    Situation: Prefers a sunny position
    Wildlife: Good for bees


    Fully Hardy

    A proven garden plant and a useful introduction.
      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.
        The plant will be supplied in a 3 litre pot (19cm) and will be securely packed.
      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.