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Buddleia globosa
Common Name: Orange Ball Tree Family: Buddleiaceae (The Butterfly Bush Family)

Buddleia globosa

One year at the VanDusen Garden Show David Tarrant gave a talk by making a bouquet of flowers from around the world. When he revealed a branch of B. globosa the entire crowd released a collective gasp of plant lust. Despite his talk it is still hard to find. This unique butterfly bush has clusters of perfectly spherical tangerine balls in early summer. The leaves are rich green and nicely textured. Native to the southern Andes. Blooms on old wood so trim right after flowering.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourOrange 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeEarly Summer 
Spread3-5'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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