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Common Name:Butterfly Bush
Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
6 in stock
Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 1.5 litre pot
Large shrub with narrow silvery leaves on arching stems. Pendant racemes of scented mauve flowers in early summer which are loved by butterflies. These weigh the stems down, enhancing the cascading effect. Prune immediately after flowering, removing flowered shoots. Sun and well-drained soil. Can be grown as free standing specimen as you would a tree
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.