Soft lilac flowers and silvery grey foliage make this a very attractive small shrub for wildlife gardens, cottage garden borders, and relaxed low hedging. The scented flower spikes attract beneficial pollinators too, great for vegetable gardens. Read more about buddleias in our info post here
DESCRIPTION: Fast establishing perennial flowering from summer through to autumn with spear shaped clusters of lilac scented flowers each with an orange eye. Foliage is silver grey when new. USE IN: Informal mixed borders, as a wild hedge. Attracts bird life, butterflies and bees to your garden. 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. Frost hardy to -15C. CARE: Hard prune after flowering 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. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-2 m H x 1 - 1.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.