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davidii

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Gray-green leaves; panicles of fragrant lilac flowers summer?autumn

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

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to rocky riverside habitats in central and western China, this tough, frost-hardy, deciduous plant grows well in chalky and limestone wastelands worldwide. Highly variable, it has produced many equally tough garden-grown cultivars. These are known

Growth Habit: Upright habit with arching branches

Comments: Many cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial





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