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Buddleia alternifolia 'Argentea'
Common Name: Beauty Bush Family: Buddleiaceae (The Butterfly Bush Family)

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This 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.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height10-15'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread5-8'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourSilver 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Rudbeckia fulgida "'Goldsturm'"

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