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Common Name: Butterfly Bush
Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
3 in stock
Hardiness/minimum temperature: HardyPosition/ Situation: Sunny BorderSun/ Shade: SunPlanting Style: Wildflower or WildlifeSeason of Interest: Summer to AutumnFlower Colour: PurpleHeight: large (up to 12 feet)Habit/Shape: ArchingSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentiveSoil PH: No preferenceBee and Butterfly: Both
Vigorous deciduous shrub with large panicles of deep mauve flowers in late summer. One of the best for attracting butterflies and pollinating insects. Grow in well drained soil in sun/ part shade. Cut stems back annually to 30cm above ground in Feb-March.
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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.