Buddleja 'Summerhouse Blue'
Buddleja davidii 'Summerhouse Blue'
Also known as
Butterfly Bush 'Summerhouse Blue'
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5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Buddleja 'Summerhouse Blue' Overview
Buddleja davidii 'Summerhouse Blue' is a compact variety that was originally discovered by Peter Moore, at Longstock Park Nursery near the Summer House. Producing conical-shaped panicles of the palest china blue flowers that can get to 25cm in length that contrast with the silver-grey foliage. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants that support pollinator populations by providing ample nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
How to propagate Buddleja 'Summerhouse Blue'
You can propagate by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer. Hardwood cuttings in the winter.
Special features of Buddleja 'Summerhouse Blue'
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Buddleja 'Summerhouse Blue'
A dwarf variety for containers and small gardens. Grown for attractive, scented flowers that attract beneficial insects and butterflies. A low maintenance plant that suits being included in planting schemes for Mediterranean climates.