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Botanical name: Buddleja davidii nanhoensis 'Nanho Purple'
Other names: Butterfly bush 'Nanho Purple', Buddlea 'Nanho Purple', Buddleia 'Nanho Purple'
Variety or cultivar: 'Nanho Purple' _ 'Nanho Purple' is a fast growing dwarf deciduous shrub with arching branches and lance-shaped leaves, and panicles of deep-purple scented flowers.
Buddleia are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden.
Buddleja davidii nanhoensis 'Nanho Purple' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-purple in Summer; Dark-purple in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green, White in Summer
Fragrance: The flowers are sweetly fragrant.
Habit: Arching, Branching, Bushy, Irregular
Companion planting: Plant with other fast-growing plants for an instant garden
Specific diseases: Mosaic virus
Pruning: The panicles turn brown, so deadhead as they fade to improve appearance.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Buddleja davidii nanhoensis 'Nanho Purple' (Butterfly bush 'Nanho Purple') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wildflower, Instant
Cultivation: Tolerates many situations, but grows best in a sunny, well-drained situation.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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