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Buddleja 3 pikei


Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Buddlejaceae
            Genus: Buddleja
                        Specie: Buddleja 3 pikei

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 5-8 ft (1.5-2.4 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Large panicles of orange-throated purple-pink flowers from late summer

Uses: Shrub borders Foliage contrast Flower contrast Cottage gardens

Zones: 7-9

Description: This hybrid between Buddleja alternifolia and B. crispa is a rather rangy 5?8?ft (1.5?2.4?m) deciduous shrub with toothed, ovate to lance-shaped leaves up to 6?in (15?cm) long. Its saving grace is the 12 in (30?cm) long panicles of orange-th

Growth Habit: Upright rangy habit

Comments: Prune regularly to keep in good shape

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