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A picture of a Buddleja 'Argentea'

Buddleja 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

Also known as

Butterfly Bush 'Argentea', Buddleia 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 2 by Cillas (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

Buddleja 'Argentea' Overview

This is a large deciduous shrub with drooping branches that reach down to the floor. They can also be trained to grow as trees or climbers and are very attractive.

Common problems with Buddleja 'Argentea'

Caterpillars, figwort weevil, mullein moth, figwort weevil.

How to harvest Buddleja 'Argentea'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Buddleja 'Argentea'

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings during the summer or hardwood cuttings in Autumn/Winter.

Special features of Buddleja 'Argentea'

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Buddleja 'Argentea'

This sun loving plant suits being included in Urban, Mediterranean or informal cottage style gardens.

Larger Shrubs for Gardens

For larger gardens, these flowering shrubs are perfect additions to provide habitat and food for pollinators.

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