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Common Name: Butterfly BushPlant Family: Scrophulariaceae Plant Type: Hardy Shrub
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.
POT SIZE/QUANTITY: 1.5 litreRHS Award of Garden Merit: YesSeason of Interest: Summer to AutumnBee and Butterfly: BothSun or Shade: SunHeight: large (up to 12 feet)Minimum temperature: HardyPosition/Situation: Sunny BorderPlanting Style: Wildflower or WildlifeFlower Colour: PurpleHabit/Shape: ArchingSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentiveSoil PH: No preference
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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.