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Buddleja loricata

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Alpine, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Silver Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Buddleja loricata - Cultivation Notes

Buddleia will flourish in all manner of soil, as long as it is well drained, especially chalky soils. Plant in full sun for the best show of flowers. Prune back to trunk if overgrown - this can be done annually, encouraging improved flowering and shape.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Buddleja loricata:
  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Scented blossom
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
Design & Plant Use for Buddleja loricata:
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location


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Buddleja loricata
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