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Buddleia alternifolia ‘Argentea’


Buddleia alternifolia 'Argentea' is a Beauty Bush with fragrant, cascading lavender flowers along its arching stems.

Buddleia alternifolia 'Argentea' is a prize-winning yet under-used Buddleja holds cascading lavender flowers along its arching stems. As it flowers on last year’s wood, prune out after flowering to three feet and again later in the season if it gets lanky. An easy-to-grow gem attracting butterflies throughout the summer.

Common Name: Beauty Bush

Family: Buddlejaceae (The Butterfly Bush Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 10-15'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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