Buddleia davidii Nanho Blue

 

Buddleia davidii Nanho Blue, Butterfly Bush. A fast growing deciduous shrub with arching stems of slender green coloured leaves Narrow panicles of pale lilac-blue flowers. Having a Max Height of 3m and a Max Spread of 5m. Flowers May to August.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full Sun, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.