Buddleia alternifolia

Cascades of purple flowers against a curtain of silver, glaucus foliage that will be covered from top to bottom in pollinators. More
1 x 3 litre pot, for autumn planting 200357-3L £15.95
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Cascades of purple flowers against a curtain of silver, glaucus foliage that will be covered from top to bottom in pollinators.

Genus Buddleia
Group/Species alternifolia
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Weeping butterfly bush
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 4m (13ft)
Spacing 2.5-4m (8-10ft)
Care Tips It is very important that you do not prune Buddleia alternifolia in spring like you would with most other types.  They usually flower in late spring / early summer which is around March / April. These flowers are produced on the previous years growth. Prune after flowering by about a third on selected stems.
Flowering July - August
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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