Buddleja × weyeriana 'Bicolor'

butterfly bush (syn Buddleja Flower Power )

2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast growing
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Flower colour: pink and orange
  • Other features: very attractive to butterflies and bees
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    On arching branches with dark green leaves, this distinctive cultivar produces striking clusters of purple buds, which open to reveal bicoloured blooms in variable shades of pink and orange, fading to bronze as the flowers mature during mid to late summer. With a sweet scent, the flowers are attractive to wildlife, especially butterflies. A resilient, low maintenance shrub that is tolerant of most situations, but grows best in well-drained soil in a sunny position.

  • Garden care: Prune back hard in March, removing all of the previous year's growth to three or four buds.


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    Suggestions for planting low maintenance border please

    Hello, I recently had my garden extended by a piece of land measuring 34 metres by 14 metres, and my son purchased 23 Phormiums from you in last August on my behalf. I was delighted with the service I received, and the plants appear to be thriving well especially considering the dreadful weather we have suffered this winter. We also bought Rootgrow from you to assist with their development ,and also for use when we moved mature Acers and other shrubs. I still need more shrubs or other types of plants and would appreciate some advice as to what to use. Along one of the 14 metre lengths there is a "hedge" of bamboo plants, and adjacent to these on the return (long) length there is a small rise of earth, tapering down to ground level, with a specimen black bamboo at the end of the mound. There is also a mature acer, which we had to move, situated at the edge of the dividing path (between the lawn) on the field side of the garden. Would it be possible for you to suggest the names of suitable plants which I could purchase from you and which would compliment the existing ones. I am in my eighties and therefore need a very low maintenance garden. I would also like to introduce a little colour if possible. My garden is very exposed and is on quite a windy site. I look forward to your reply.
    Asked on 2/15/2010 by Marian Burgess

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  • Q:

    Summer flowering tree

    Hello, I am looking for a tree that can grow as tall as 8ft-10ft and flowers for most of the summer, or even one that flowers in the winter. I am looking to add a large tree with colourful flowers to my garden - I do love the Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii' but it only flowers from May to June I believe. Can you recommend at suitable tree? Regards Laura
    Asked on 7/5/2009 by LAURA BLIZARD

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    • A:

      Hello Laura, Even a miniature tree will get taller than 8-10ft, so I suspect you may be looking for a shrub, which are generally more compact. The ones that will flower for months on end throughout summer are either Buddlejas or Lavatera. I'm afraid I don't know of any trees (no matter what size) that will match them.

      Answered on 7/8/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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