(chalk, clay, sand or loam). which flower on the current This Buddleja salviifolia Alba has unusual foliage somewhat different to the plant above. The scent is a bit like B.crispa, so very pleasant. They are a superb way to attract to butterflies and bees back into the garden. Its hardiness is untested, but it's evergreen if kept under cover. Buddleia Butterfly Bush - Buddleia, also known as the Buddleja or the Butterfly Bush is one of Britain's most beautiful and popular summer flowering shrubs. There is some confusion because the flowers appear to have both male (anthers) and female (pistil) parts but one or the other is non-functional. Ref: Moore R. 1960. Depending on the severity of the winter, it will hang on to at least some of its leaves or … In fact it has previously been known as B. globosa var. capsid bug. to early Winter. There is also a pink-flowered form of B. nivea. The cultivar 'Kewensis', selected at Kew Gardens, is the most popular cultivar amongst the dozen or so available. garden. If you have one, or are considering planting Most forms are fully hardy many drawf cultivars are now available for the smaller Distinctive leaves, with quite a dense covering, so suitable for screening. Best positioned in from Gardening Direct. The opening Selected pages from A.J.M. All types form a large shrub or small tree and have large leaves. Buddleias It does reach quite a size in the right spot, so give it plenty of room to grow. Recipient of the RHS Perfect for Pollinators Badge and the coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit. The flower buds are held dormant over winter on bare stems, and are both terminal and axiliary. Pruning is optional but should probably be done straight after flowering; alternatively it can just be trimmed to be kept tidy. Buddleia globosa (Orange Ball Tree Buddleia) is a large, semi-evergreen, early flowering form. So far it seems fairly hardy and kept its leaves over winter. cut back and regenerated. Dwarf varieties like our Minature Collection are the best choice for pots and containers. Height to 10ft (3m). Common: Seedless Butterfly Bush, Nectar Bush, Summer Lilac (formerly known as Butterfly Bush). and B. limitanea (see below), which has caused some confusion. In the recent harsh winters this has been cut right back and not flowered, but when it does the pale lilac flowers have a delicious scent. Information on all things Buddleja or Buddleia. Buddleja davidii. who seek out its sweet nectar. Available Height to 2ft (65cm). seeds that can easily spread across large distances. It grows much slower than the species which is the only downside. The Buddleja, Buddleia or Buddlea, named after English rector Rev. Clematis armandii types such as Clematis armandii itself - a winter flowering scented type that is vigorous once established. The leaves are large and pendulous, and the stems are usually round, rather than tetragonal (squared-off), often being pigmented and red/purple in colour. Self-seeding B. davidii was brought to the UK from China in the 1890s. The plant with mauve flowers shown lower left and below in close up is a mystery. It will eventually grow to form Available Pot)) 4.2 out of 5 stars 104 £15.99 £ 15 . Another form of B. nivea, this used to be considered a separate species and is still sold as such. Generally disease free. If pruning is required, and it can become quite straggly, it should be done in early spring like B. davidii. Buddleja Harlequin is a variegated Up close the individual flowers resemble B. alternifolia 'Argentea' and occassionally branches have alternate leaves. Native to There is more on this and other B. crispa varieties and hybrids HERE. There is a cultivar of unknown origin in the National Collection at the Longstock Nursery. grey/green leaves, usually felted. Buddleia 'Flower Power' is new Vigorous The flowers are a darker purple with reflexed petals and the scent is cleaner and stronger. years growth, need to be pruned hard in the spring form. Height to 13ft (4m). It�s quite hardy, but can be cut back hard in cold winters. A closely related species with even longer flowers, B. longiflora, grows on the Serra Caparao in the same region. It is hardy, deciduous, and flowers slightly earlier (end of June onwards) than B. davidii, but can treated in the same way for pruning. It's been labelled variously as B. paniculata, B. myriantha and species nova. The flowers are not any more outstanding and, although a pleasant shade of pink, are individually smaller and the panicle more open. from Thompson & Morgan. Carry on browsing if you're … from Thompson & Morgan. May 21, 2017 This is a high class, well-run company with wonderful, high quality merchandise. These are in a spiral pattern all along the stem and not in a panicle or raceceme. You may also want to look at our large range of conifers, many of which are also evergreen. Available The white flowers are similar in appearance to the blue cultivar and have a similar exquisite scent. Evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous varieties are available, with Cotoneaster 'Juliette' being a fine variegated semi-evergreen. Facts: Buddleia. In comparison, the flower of B. forrestii does not have this tomentum: the ovary is glabrous or with very few hairs and the calyx is also glabrous; the interior of the corolla tubes usually has fewer hairs positioned more towards the throat. Anniversary) is a low growing silver leaved form topped before the new growth starts. self seeders, so they can often be found growing wild In my garden, it's forming a small tree and is over four metres in height. fertilizer designed for shrubs. In common with many of the Curviflor� Buddlejas, the flowers are purple, although the panicle is not one uniform shade, with individual flowers ranging from a deep colour to very pale. a large shrub that requires plenty of space. It is a large shrub with glossy green leaves and intriguing golf-ball flowers about 15mm in diameter. B. macrostachya can closely resemble B. forrestii, such as in the example shown left (RF040 from Arunachal Pradesh, India and unfortunately misidentifed as a B. forrestii). Note: Buddleia davidii can Unlike virtually all Buddleja where the leaves are opposite, this one has alternate leaves. to 5ft (1.5m). do well in rich loamy soil but will tolerate poor Some species have … Unlike many species from the Americas, which are dioecious, B. speciosissima bears perfect (hermaphrodite) flowers and is self-fertile. form with gently drooping branches, lined with clusters flowers or drooping branches lined with flower clusters. soils, even chalky soils. There is also a variegated form with yellow spotted leaves. Buy buddleia - Evergreen / deciduous: Deciduous - Delivery by Crocus We use cookies to provide you with a better service and experience. It has small orange ball-shaped flowers and attractive dark green foliage. Both B. araucana and B. globosa are cyptically dioecious (see above) like the majority of New World Buddlejas, although the flowers appear to be hermaphrodite. deciduous shrub, with long arching shoots and lance-shaped B.colvilei gets hardier with age, but needs a sheltered spot to thrive. Whether you live in the snowy North or the sunny South, evergreens provide year-round color, texture, and privacy. Susceptible to attack by B. davidii 'Royal Red' is a rich rose-red It produces an abundance of small Fast growing Sometimes it sold as Buddleja 'Silver Service'. This white form also tends to be hardier, though nowhere near as tough as B. davidii, and it usually still loses its leaves in winter. This is called cryptic dioecy and species that display this are described as being cryptically dioecious; in older texts it can be described as micro-dioecious. Buddleia davidii is a large fast-growing summer. Adam Buddle is pronounced without the "j". They originate from riversides, rocky areas and scrub in Asia, Africa and North and South America. be pruned just after flowering. An unusual Himalayan Buddleja with the largeset flowers in the genus, each one about the size of a wiegela flower (about 1.5cm diameter) but with four petals. I have grown mine in a large pot so it can be kept under cover all winter, although it is still fully deciduous. This is quite normal on many evergreen varieties and is preferable to plants grown with excessive protection that show cold shock once planted out and establish less satisfactory initially. and fragrant flowers. Hardy and evergreen in southern UK, although further north it may need a sheltered spot. from Gardening Express. Both the literature and my own investigations provide strong evidence for GWJ9286 being a form of B. macrostachya. The flowering plant in question (Buddleia spp) also may be a deciduous woody plant. They are from China and the Himalayas, Africa and South America. Some claim it can re-bloom in the autumn, although I've never managed to make that happen. The Evergreen Clematis include. Less vigorous than other forms, it grows to about three metres height and spread. Just hardy enough to grow in a sheltered spot, although the flower buds would be damaged by hard frost. Known for the burst of colour they inject with their tubular and very fragrant flowers. Genus of about 100 species of evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous shrubs, sometimes trees and climbers and a few herbaceous perennials. Available spikes. Correctly described as a type of B.crispa and is perhaps more correctly called B.crispa type sterniana (B.farreri and B.agasthosma are also considered as B.crispa types). Many species were sunk into B. forrestii including B. pterocaulis (also called B. longifolia Gagnep.) Fragrant blue flowers from Its origins are unknown, and I suspect it is either a natural hybrid or one raised ex situ. It loses most of its leaves for the winter. Buddleja myriantha is also a very variable species, found in south-west China and northern Myanmar. They are noted as attractive to butterflies. Reddish-purple flower Available There is the possibility that the Yunnan form of B. nivea has undergone a doubling of its chromosome number, from hexa- to dodecaploid (Moore 1960), and this could account for the size and vigour. Soil: Moist but well-drained soil lilac One of the hardiest species in Buddleja davidii ‘Summer Beauty’ – a small variety, with deep pink flowers and narrow, green-grey leaves. It’s perfect for growing at the front of a border, or in containers. Other species produce round globes of yellow/orange However, if affected by frost they can be £9.95 each There are pages on species, hybrids and cultivars that I have grown particularly those that are hardy (or nearly hardy) in the UK. How to grow buddleias – varieties to grow. White-flowering Buddleia Varieties Botanical Name: Buddleia or Buddleja This collection flowers very late in the season, about November, meaning a mild autumn is required for it to bloom properly. of fragrant flowers. One of the species more closely related to B. davidii, B. fallowiana has felted grey leaves and white felted stems, too. sandy compost, under the protection of a cold frame. Over 60 varieties of evergreen tree that hold their leaves all year round. a golden yellow flowered variety. Silver Take semi-ripe cuttings of cultivars in summer or The flowers are soft pink with a heady rose-like scent, and similar to other short-day Buddleja like B. officinalis and B.paniculata, but the leaves are much smaller than these other species. Flowers in June-July and you can get a second flush in the autumn of you dead-head. Cytotaxonomic notes on Buddleja. Known for the burst of colour they inject with their tubular and very fragrant flowers. Soft lilac-pink flowers open when the plant has few leaves. patio pots and low hedges. Pruning depends on flowering time. UK. Fully hardy but deciduous, it has greyish foliage and purple flowers. The name is often misapplied in the horticultural trade to either to a form of B. curviflora or to the blue-flowered B.salviifolia. American Journal of Botany 47: 511�517. Earlier flowering forms Height and spread: 2ft (60cm). hardy, deciduous, shrub that is ideal for Moreover, the original report cites the Lachen Valley, Sikkim (northern India) as the source of the B. hookeri holotype, the same location from which GWJ9286 was collected. grey/green leaves. There are thousands of types of evergreen bushes in every imaginable height, shape, and color. flowering. GWJ9286 was collected in the Lachen Valley, Sikkim (northern India) by Seed of common varieties can be sown in the open Typically, it has pendulous panicles of mauve-purple to white flowers that appear in mid- to late-summer; the individual flowers are larger than B. davidii and have the typical short, conical corolla tube of B. forrestii . A large and robust shrub, it flowers July and has off-white flowers with a mauve flush in the bud. Habit: Bushy. Height to 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen trees are known as nature's architecture because they provide colour, structure and texture when other trees have lost their leaves. A commonly grown large shrub Many of the species of cotoneaster available in garden centres are highly invasive - some so much so that it is now illegal to plant them in the countryside or to allow them to 'escape' from your garden! margins. Noted for its vigorous growth Allegedly, his personal specimen was so vigorous it had to be removed before it damaged his house. An ideal plant for the mixed shrub border or as It is sometimes sold mis-identified as B.myriantha , which is a totally different Asian Buddleja. Select from four varieties of winter- and spring-flowering evergreen clematis 'Jingle Bells', 'Winter Beauty', 'Wisley Cream' and 'Early Sensation' and you'll only pay for two. with scented white flowers. It will grow virtually anywhere, even in cracks in The attractive foliage is grey and felted. The plant is,however, more floriferous than other forms and repeat blooms if dead-headed. For example: late flowering forms The purple flowers are not particularly remarkable and individually very much the same as the other types. sheltered location. The cultivar shown left has pink flowers with a white throat. Summer flowering Chinese Buddleja with pretty purple tubular flowers in pendulous panicles but they have absolutely no scent. Buddleia globosa (Orange Ball Tree They appear in spring at roughly the same time or a little earlier. araucana and not treated as a separate species at all. and easy to grow. Buddleia or Buddleja plants bloom with attractive conical flowers from mid- to late summer. SPECIAL DEAL - Usually 15.97, today just 12.97 - Save £3! Family: Scrophulariaceae, Buddlejaceae, Loganiaceae Genus: Buddleia or Buddleja (bud-LEE-uh) – named for the Reverend Adam Buddle, an amateur botanist from England. The plant is hardy; although deciduous and tending to die back in winter, it grows again strongly from the base the following spring. Pretty pink flowers and soft grey foliage, the leaves are almost heart-shaped. It is probably the most popular garden Buddleja after B. davidii. Common Names: Butterfly bush, summer The leaves have smooth edges and the stem indumentum is less floccose, but otherwise the shrub is very similar to the species type. Easy to grow and ideal for wildlife gardens as they It is a spring flowering shrub with a lax habit. Marquand's description of B. hookeri (available here) is remarkably similar to GWJ9286 in many respects - small calyx, tomentose ovary and corolla tube, lax flower panicle and subterete (rounded) stems. The genus name can be spelt Buddleja or Buddleia and is named after English botanist and taxonomist Adam Buddle (16601715). Expected size is between 3 and 4 metres, both in height and spread. To encourage the best growth and impressive blooms, your Buddleia will need a full sun position in well-drained soil. be cut back hard in the spring, to within a few inches 99 buds change from orange to yellow then purple. It flowers late spring (May) and can flower again in the late summer or autumn. This variety is very free flowering & drought tolerant its topped with masses of paper like pink flowers in midsummer, each lasting a day. Deciduous, vigorous and hardy. I have speculated it may be the hybrid Buddleja X �Hotblackiana� (B. forrestii X B. davidii) currently thought lost to horticulture, although I am unable to confirm this. form, B. davidii 'Pink Delight' is a pink wild. The leaves are longer, heavily felted and more conspicuously serrated. Buddleja 'Buzz' is a low growing They are a superb way to attract to butterflies and bees back into the garden. It is a smallish shrub has rough strap-like leaves with a silvery underside. It is sometimes sold mis-identified as B.myriantha, which is a totally different Asian Buddleja. from Thompson & Morgan and Gardening Species. hardwood cuttings in autumn. It's deciduous so it is reduced to a bare skeleton in the winter but is really hardy, some claim even more hardy than B.davidii. Buddleja speciosissima is something very different indeed, a South American species with long, tubular orange-red flowers up to 2.5cm long, which emerge slowly from soft, furry buds. Many cultivars are listed: Cally Orange; Cannington Gold; Lemon Ball; to name three. attract butterflies, especially tortoiseshell and red It has the tiniest fluffy yellow flowers in large plumes with a perfume of reminiscent of cloves; it usually blooms around May under cover, but flowering is unreliable when grown in the open. Some plants sold as B. pterocaulis longifolia, which is not a legitimate name, are a form of B. forrestii, and some are B. salviifolia Alba (see below), a complete mislabelling. ground in spring. It is fussy though and needs a very warm south-facing wall to survive. Possibly not as hardy as the other forms of B. nivea. with an open airy habit. Known as the butterfly bush, their flowers open when many butterflies are … It is relatively uncommon in cultivation and it takes an expert to tell from B. globosa. Buddleja Buddleja. B. macrostachya is easily mistaken for B. forrestii, as they are so similar. it self seeding, and dispose of the prunings properly. Foliage: Semi-evergreen or deciduous old wood (early flowering) should be pruned lightly It has only tentatively been identified as a B. salviifolia Alba, although B. salviifolia is known to be a very variable species. Flowers: Great selection of plants and good prices for the more rare varieties! "Tregye" (below) has orange centres to the flowers and is particularly attractive. Some leaves on evergreen shrubs can be damaged in winter by frost or harsh winds but in spring new leaves will readily replace those damaged. B. forrestii is a highly variable Himalayan species and is closely allied with B. macrostachya. My plant is from Roseland House Garden and Nursery in Cornwall. Origin: China as the flowers have faded, which will help to prevent All African and Asian Buddlejas are hermaphrodite (male and female in the same flower), but many Buddlejas from the Americas are dioecious (separate male and female plants). In both collections, the individual flowers are tiny; the species gains its name from the huge number of these diminutive flowers in each panicle. It also can't take any water-logging over winter and prefers dry conditions in summer to enhance the silvery foliage. Cover with fleece in the winter to protect the buds from frost as it is spring flowering, anytime between April and June depending on conditions. Water thoroughly during dry weather until well established. Available Unlike others which flower sequentially up the panicle, the flowers open fairly randomly. The inflorescences are in long cats' tail panicles but the individual purple flowers are unremarkable. However, the flowers themselves conform to botanical descriptions of B. macrostachya. on wasteland and along hedge rows in the UK. Family: Scrophulariaceae Forms that flower on Very like the species type in many ways, although it will grow much bigger. Profusion' produce pure white flowers. The common form has purple flowers from mid to late Botanical name. Buddleja 'Blue Chip' a compact Eventually it will grow into a small tree up to 4 metres across and 3 metres high, but can be pruned and shaped straight after flowering. Buddleia Morning Mist (syn. This collection forms a large semi-deciduous shrub, with large leaves and rounded branchlets, both covered in an unusual coppery-brown tomentum. The white, or alba, form is more commonly grown. mixed variety, where three coloured varieties are grown Unlike the plant above, RF040 flowers in summer (around early August). dark green foliage. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Although it can tolerate cold, it is very unhappy in damp conditions. The colour is cream, but can appear slightly pale-pink at certain times. Superficially, a species very like B. davidii, and quite closely related according to the latest DNA data. Not the easiest name, but this looks a viable alternative to the finicky B.crispa. Yes, a butterfly bush can be an evergreen. Note that the ovary (and later the seed capsule) is covered in tangled hairs (stellate-tomentose) and how the base of the style is also hairy. Available A summer flowering Chinese Buddleja which was once a species in its own right, but is now considered a smaller type of B. forrestii. Another difference is how B. forrestii typically has stamens level with or just above the stigma, whereas in B. macrostachya, they are often in the throat of the flower and well above the stigma. This has proved quite hardy (down to at least -5�C) once established. such as B. globosa should Buddleja delavayi is a deciduous spring-flowerng species, which comes from south-western China. form, B. davidii 'Black Knight' has dark purple See also the Illustration from Flora of China for a comparison. Leeuwenberg (1979) The Loganiaceae of Africa XVIII: Buddleja - Revision of the African and Asian Species: B. macrostachya and B. forrestii. A member of the Curviflor� series (group) of Buddlejas (those with long, curved corolla tubes), which includes B.lindleyana and B.curviflora, it can be distinguished from other species by the lighter-green, toothed foliage and the winged-stems. I have identfied it as B. macrostachya, although GWJ9286 is atypical for the species, being smaller overall (about 2 metres tall) and with more delicate silvery foliage. I have found many Buddleja species currently being sold are misidentified and therefore mislabelled. Leaves are grey felted and a little like B.crispa. Available from Gardening Express. Another is Buddleja sp. from Gardening Express. Only close examination of the flowers can distinguish them (see below). There are quite a few cultivars around now, mostly from wild-collected seeds, in shades of red and pink. Cr�g Farm Plants, North Wales. B.myriantha can be distinguished from B.albiflora as follows: B.albiflora has rounded or subterete stems, whereas B.myriantha has noticeably four-angled stems; the calyx and exterior of the corolla tube are smooth in B.albiflora, but in B.myriantha the calyx and outside of the corolla tube are distinctly tomentose (hairy), as can be seen in the close-up of W/O 8047 below. Buddleja glomerata has puckered silver foliage and is usually evergreen. Young plants need extra protection over winter until they are fully established. Plant in the autumn or spring. This fine pale blue cultivar is P&M181, collected from a pine forest edge in Lijiang, north-west Yunnan at a altitude of 3170 metres. Origin: Native to East Asia and South America. It can be evergreen or lose its leaves in a hard winter. Flowers from July onwards, fragrant in short, rounded clusters on long slender panicles. Buddleja tsestangensis, to give it the original name, is a white flowered form of B.alternifolia with grey, toothed leaves. However, it is still frequently labelled as B. limitanea in horticulture. a dark pink dwarf form that flowers from early Summer It has small orange ball-shaped flowers and attractive Annual deadheading and pruning will help your Buddleia retain their best shape, most full bloom, and will prevent this fast-growing shrub from getting out of … Improvements have been made on the species, with a number of smaller cultivars developed. from Gardening Direct. It flowers slightly earlier than other Buddleja alternifolia and isn't fully deciduous in mild winters. Very hardy ), one previously recognised species was Buddleja hookeri, now synonymous with B. macrostachya . and very attractive colour changing form. The interior of the corolla tube has numerous hairs (villose) down to level with the ovary and the calyx is tomentose (covered in hairs). Despite the name, the flowers can be pale to medium lilac-pink. Flowers in late spring, April-May, and can be blue, lilac or off-white - mine is a fetching blue. lighter-green, toothed foliage and the winged-stems. from Gardening Express. The authentic B. caryopteridifolia has been described as a variety of B. crispa. Like the species but this cultivar has silvery-grey leaves (hence 'Argentea'). June to October. It comes from southern Brazil and has a very small range, restricted to Mount Itatiaia growing at an altiude of 2000-2500 metres. B. araucana, formerly called B.nappii, is a closely related species with similar orange flowers but has brown down on stems and the underside of its narrower leaves. Available In this gardening tutorial, our resident gardening expert Jeff demonstrates how to plant Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) for summer flowering and shares his tips and tricks for getting the best results out of … Wherever possible, I have attempted to confirm, correct or comment on the labelling using the monograph of Leeuwenberg (1979). form with green deciduous leaves that have cream coloured Not as hardy as B. davidii, but should survive a moderate UK winter in a reasonable sheltered garden even though it will generally lose its leaves. The leaves are very long and tapered dark green above and with white felted undersides. Any pH. The foliage also tends to be large and dark green, the stems tetragonal and winged,particularly in B.forrestii. There is much more about these two species on a separate page HERE. They originate from riversides, rocky areas and scrub in Asia, Africa and North and South America. From evergreen flowering shrubs to dwarf evergreen shrubs, here are our favorite varieties for your yard. of three separate plants (white, purple, mauve) in paving and buildings and can become a blight in the and pink flower spikes. admiral. Buddleia, also known as the Buddleja or the Butterfly Bush is one of Britain's most beautiful and popular summer flowering shrubs. Mulch with organic matter in spring and apply a general South, east or west facing aspect, in an exposed or One of the hardiest species in the UK and good for seaside gardens. BUDDLEIA DAVIDII BLACK KNIGHT Characteristics A deciduous shrub of open habit reaching 4m (12ft) tall and nearly as wide. from You Garden. not require pruning but it can be tidied-up Height There is little difference except HCM98017 decribed below. This Buddleja salviifolia Alba has unusual foliage somewhat different to the plant above. 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