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Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

Also known as

Butterfly Bush 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 2 by Cillas (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








10 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea' Overview

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.

Common problems with Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'

Caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, figwort weevil.

How to harvest Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'


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

Special features of Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Buddleia Alternifolia 'Argentea'

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

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For larger gardens, these flowering shrubs are perfect additions to provide habitat and food for pollinators.

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Sun loving plants which can tolerate extremely dry conditions.

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