A very hardy large shrub with masses of large mauve flower spikes of lightly perfumed flowers that attract birds and butterflies.
POSITION & USES
As screening plant, small hedge or specimen plant in cottage gardens. Does well in a sunny position and tolerates coastal planting. Suitable for cut flowers.
Give a medium prune after flowering or when plant is too large.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
|SPECIAL QUALITIES||A very hardy large shrub with masses of lightly perfumed flowers that attract birds and butterflies. Also known as ‘Butterfly Bush’ and ‘Summer Lilac’.|
|FLOWERS||Large mauve flower spikes in summer.|
|PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE||1|
|HABIT||Tall upright shrub.|