Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

Butterfly Bush 'Argentea'

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by Cillas (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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This is a large deciduous shrub with drooping branches that reach down to the floor. They can also be trained to grow as trees or climbers and are very attractive.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings during the summer or hardwood cuttings in Autumn/Winter.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

China

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Sand, Loam, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This sun loving plant suits being included in Urban, Mediterranean or informal cottage style gardens.

Personality

Family

Buddlejaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Purple

Scent

Strong

Problems

Caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, figwort weevil.
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