How to grow Buddleja officinalis

Buddleja officinalis growing shrub‎ of the genus Buddleja also known as Butterfly bush, Buddleja officinalis perennial evergreen or deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, attract pollinator and also use as hedge plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, desert, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11.

Leaves color green in lanceolate shape.

Buddleja officinalis flower

Flower color purple, pink, white or lilac, flowers small in star shape and connected in cone shape.

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Requirements for Buddleja officinalis growing and care:

Rich soil, well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
1-2m, 40-80cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Star shape flower in colors purple, pink, white or lilac, flowers small and connected in cone shape

Scientific name:

Buddleja officinalis

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