Buddleia alternifolia

Cascades of purple flowers against a curtain of silver, glaucus foliage that will be covered from top to bottom in pollinators. More
3 litre plant 200357-3L £13.95 In stock
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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.

Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Weeping butterfly bush
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 4m (12ft)
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 May - June
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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