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Buddleja davidii

For sale by Peter Buckley

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Beautiful, late-flowering shrub, commonly known as "butterfly bush".

This one is lilac/ mauve coloured.

Already sizeable plant in large pot. Would suit corner of garden

Buddleja davidii | Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5
Pot SizeTotal Price
10 litres

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Plant Finder: about Buddleja davidii

Common names

Butterfly bush, Summer lilac, Orange eye


Buddleja davidii (Butterfly bush). This species of shrub will attract large numbers and varieties of butterflies to your garden. In midsummer long dense flower clusters will appear in profusion and are available in colours that range from deep midnight purple to white, yellow and pink. You should keep them trimmed for a neat appearance and deadhead to prolong the flowering.


They are fully to half hardy, and will require full sun with fertile well drained soil. Suitable for a mixed or shrub border, they are generally easy to grow. Prune hard in winter to control shape.

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen, ornamental, fragrance, border, cutting bed, container. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

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Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5
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