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Buddleja globosa

Orange Ball Buddleja

Location:

The South Border snd main Courtyard.

Description:

A hardy large semi-evergreen shrub to 5m, with dark green leaves and dense globose heads 2cm across of sweet-scented bright orange-yellow flowers in loose clusters at branch tips in early summer.

Site and Care:

A trouble-free, adaptable shrub for sunny, warm positions. They sulk in shade and prefer well-drained soil. Deadhead to extend the flowering season. Cut the shoots back hard to within 30cm at the end of March or slightly later. Hard pruning is beneficial to the plant. Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in September.