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Buddleja crispa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Buddleja crispa Chinese Butterfly Bush, syn Buddleia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Deciduous upright shrub with large, grey-green oval-shaped leaves. Beautiful sprays of purple flowers are produced at the end of branches throughout summer. This shrub attracts butterflies, bees and ladybirds. Easily adds a cottage feel to any landscape. Grows approx. 3.5m H x 2m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Habitat

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: TBA
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Low
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