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Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion' (Butterfly bush 'White Profusion')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion'

Other names: Buddleia 'White Profusion', Buddlea 'White Profusion', Butterfly bush 'White Profusion'

Genus: Buddleja Buddleja

Variety or Cultivar: 'White Profusion' _ 'White Profusion' is a fast-growing large deciduous shrub with arching branches, lance-shaped leaves and panicles of scented white flowers with yellow eyes.

Buddleia are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden


Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage: Grey-green, White in Summer

Fragrance: The flowers are sweetly fragrant.

Habit: Arching, Branching, Bushy, Irregular

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

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...


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Where to grow

Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion' (Butterfly bush 'White Profusion') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m 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.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion'

Other names: Buddleia 'White Profusion', Buddlea 'White Profusion', Butterfly bush 'White Profusion'

Genus: Buddleja Buddleja

Variety or Cultivar: 'White Profusion' _ 'White Profusion' is a fast-growing large deciduous shrub with arching branches, lance-shaped leaves and panicles of scented white flowers with yellow eyes.

Buddleia are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden


Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage: Grey-green, White in Summer

Fragrance: The flowers are sweetly fragrant.

Habit: Arching, Branching, Bushy, Irregular

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

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...


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Buddleja davidii 'White Profusion' (Butterfly bush 'White Profusion') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m 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.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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