A very hardy large shrub with masses of lightly perfumed medium sized pink-red flower spikes that attract birds and butterflies.
POSITION & USES
As screening plant, small hedge or specimen plant in cottage gardens. Does well in sunny position and tolerates coastal planting. Suitable for cut flowers.
Give 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||Medium sized pink-red flower spikes in summer.|
|PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE||1|
|HABIT||Tall upright shrub.|