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Buddleja crispa


Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Buddlejaceae
            Genus: Buddleja
                        Specie: Buddleja crispa

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Dark green leaves; mauve flowers in panicles spring?summer

Uses: Shrub borders Foliage contrast Flower contrast Specimen plant Cottage gardens

Zones: 7-9

Description: A deciduous bushy shrub originating from the scrub of the Himalayas, this species may bloom before the leaves develop. It has an upright arching habit to about 15 ft (4.5 m) and carries dark oval leaves; new shoots are woolly white. The plant displays lon

Growth Habit: Upright habit with arching branches

Comments: Winter pruning

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