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Buddleja davidii Nanho Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Buddleja davidii Nanho Blue Buddleia, Butterfly Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading, Upright

Hardy, quick-growing semi-deciduous compact shrub with large, grey-green narrow leaves. Beautiful, fragrant sprays of blue flowers are produced at the end of branches from summer through to autumn. Quick growing and salt tolerant, this shrub attracts butterflies, bees and ladybirds. Easily adds a cottage feel to any landscape. Grows approx 1m-1.5m tall x 1.5m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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