Buddleja Empire Blue

Plant Details

The gorgeous sweetly fragranced flower spikes of almost true blue colour, attract an abundance of bees, butterflies and moths to your garden in summer.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Blue

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowers and autumn colour.

Height / Spread: 3m x 5m (10ft x 15ft)

Growing Tips & Additional Information

Plant in an area where you can appreciate the scent and the visiting butterflies.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Minimal

Plant Care: Deadhead after flowering. In spring cut back the previous years growth to new shoots.

Care and Time: Medium - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: Masses of fragrant flower spikes which attract an abundance of wildlife.

History: The Buddleja genus consists of both evergreen and deciduous varieties, mainly shrubs, but a few trees.

EU Rights: N/A