This rich dark fast-growing shrub is loaded with intense deep purple scented flower spikes summer to autumn. Grows to an easy to manage 3 metres and can be hard-pruned. Butterflies can't resist them, birds and bees will pay a visit to feed on the nectar too! Read more about buddleias in our info post here
Butterfly image by tdlucas5000 (Own work) [via Flickr Cropped to size.
APPEARANCE : Fast establishing woody perennial flowering from summer through to autumn with spear-shaped clusters of deep purple scented flowers. Attracts bird life, butterflies and bees to your garden. USE IN : Cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, for colour and scent, in mixed beds. PLANTING : Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden, mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. CARE : Prune hard after flowering in frost-free areas or in spring in cold ones to maintain compact growth and heavier flowering. Fertilise in spring using a slow release fertiliser, give an extra boost during the summer heat using eco-seaweed. Tolerates frost. HEIGHT & WIDTH : 1 - 3 m H x 1 - 1.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.