Butterfly Bush 'Harlequin'

Buddleja davidii 'Harlequin'

Butterfly Bush 'Harlequin' - Buddleja davidii 'Harlequin'

Common Name: Butterfly Bush 'Harlequin'
Genus: Buddleja
Species: davidii
Cultivar: 'Harlequin'

Named after The Reverend Adam Buddle.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Good for wildlife

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red
Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated, Cream

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Buddleja davidii ‘Harlequin’ is a deciduous shrub. It has arching stems clothed in variegated, lance-shaped, green and cream leaves. Purple-red, fragrant flowers are produced in summer, butterflies are particularly attracted to the flowers; hence the common name. Prune Buddleja davidii ‘Harlequin’ hard every spring, this produces the vigorous, young wood that bares lots of flowers.


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