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Buddleja davidii 'Florence'

Location:

The Church Border.

Description:

A recently introuduced hardy deciduous shrub with green variegated leaves having a creamy white margin. Blue/purple flowers with long plumes and orange eyes, in summer, that are fragrant and attractive to all insects. Compared with other Buddleja this is relatively small and should not reach any more than 2m x 1.5m.

Site and Care:

It grows well in direct sun in any well-drained light soil of any type. Prune in spring. Propagation is by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer.