Buddleja crispa
HIMALAYAN BUTTERFLY BUSH
Scrophulariaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Pruning: Remove old wood & cut back one year old wood hard in autumn. Remove spent flowers as they form.

 
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Buddleja crispa
HIMALAYAN BUTTERFLY BUSH
Scrophulariaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in mauve

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer, mid winterlate winter

Leaves: grey-green; silver-grey new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, espalier

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting, bee attracting






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