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Buddleja crispa

Himalayan Butterfly Bush

Location:

The Terrace Border (Lily Pond end)

Description:

A hardy, deciduous, medium shrub up to 1.8m native to the Himalayas. Pendulous cluster of furry white buds open to tiny pink/lilac flowers, in late summer, over white downy leaves and stems.

Site and Care:

A good Buddleja for a small garden. Ttrouble-free, adaptable, plant in a sunny, warm position in well-drained soil. Cut back hard at the end of March. Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in September.