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Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' - flowers in late spring
  • Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' - silvery-green young leaves in Spring
  • Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' - flowers in late spring

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

£19.95

(Weeping Butterfly Bush) Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' is a handsome flowering shrub with arching branches and leaves covered white very fine, white hairs making them appear silvery in colour. 

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Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' is a handsome flowering shrub with arching branches and leaves covered white very fine, white hairs making them appear silvery in colour. handsome lilac-purple flowers in late spring or early summer. 

Lovely garden plant which can be trained up a supporting thin stake/bamboo cane or on wires against a sunny wall or fence to create a particularly good weeping display of branches.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' will not usually do well in wet or waterlogged soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Enjoys some protection from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate
  • Habit: Medium sized, rounded shrub with long, arching branches.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft) - 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: up to 3 m (10 ft)
  • Pruning: Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea' benefits from some thinning and pruning of older branches after flowering to prevent them becoming tangled and untidy.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
To grow in a pot

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