Buddleja planting, size and maintenance

The buddleja offers beautiful clusters of flowers that attract butterflies.

The planting,’Maintenance and size are gestures that will improve flowering and growth of buddleia.

Name : Buddleja
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Type : Shrub

Height
: 2 to 4 m
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Ordinary rather rich

Foliage
: Deciduous
Flowering : July-October

Planting buddleja:

Preferably at’fall or spring s’it is purchased in containers.
During the first after planting, water regularly to encourage’rooting.

Choose a sunny but not hot place.

  • Follow planting tips for buddleja.

Size buddleja:

You have 2 solution for trimming your buddleia, in all cases the end of’winter :

  • To reshape your buddleja:
    Prune the shoots of’previous year while giving a beautiful silhouette buddleja
  • Frankly rejuvenate your buddleia:
    Fold severely as much as you want, he will leave a more beautiful.

Namely the buddleja:

Also called Butterfly Tree, the buddleia blooms in summer to the delight of our friends, the butterflies.

With pretty panicles whose colors range from white to red through pink and purple, this shrub is ideal for planting in hedges but isolated or in massif’shrubs.

Malignant Council on the buddleia:

Prune runs from November. You will give even more force to your shrub!

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