Buddleia 'Dreaming Lavender'

A compact trailing buddleia, a perfect size for pots, which flowers long and hard, summer and autumn and as soon as the sun comes out is covered in butterflies and bees. More
1 x 9cm plant 190423-1 £7.95

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A compact trailing buddleia, a perfect size for pots, which flowers long and hard, summer and autumn and as soon as the sun comes out is covered in butterflies and bees.

Genus Buddleia
Variety Lavender
Type Deciduous Sub-shrub
Common Name Butterfly Bush
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing Trailing 60cm (24in)
Care Tips Prune back hard in early spring.
Flowering June - September
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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Super plants

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Reviewed 9th September 2016 by Christine Carter

These little Buddleia 'Dreaming Lavender' arrived as plug plants and I planted them up the same day. I am so pleased with them. They have flowered non-stop all summer long, and still going. I put them in hanging baskets, with fuscias. Although I think next season I will just have trailing greenery with them. The fuscias took over the baskets a bit! And the buddleia alone with just greenery will look glorious, with nothing to detract from the wonderful flowers produced. Will pot them out of the baskets before the weather gets too cold and put in a sheltered spot ready to plant up next year. They really are super plants.

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Reviewed 1st May 2016 by Anne

Despite them being sold as plug plants I was very disappointed with the size and although they are healthy enough they are not suitable for putting into a mixed combination of container plants as shown because they could well become smothered and then possibly die. I am sure they will be fine for next year but not convinced for this year. I am waiting for a replacement which I hope will be bigger

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for your feedback, sorry to hear that you are disappointed with the plug plants. If you space them 10-15cm apart this should prevent them from being over shadowed by the other varieties. This is our second year of doing this variety in plug plant form and they were very sucessful last year and should develop flowers for you in their first year and then go on to establish more year after year."

Posted 20th May 2016