‘Ecolonia’ performed well in the RHS Buddleja trials, where it was well received for its balanced structure; it was also rated 8th out of 52 for its attractiveness to insects.
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Bearing pale blue flowers with silver grey leaves, the shrub is also notable for its scent and for the long period it remains in flower.
B. ‘Ecolonia’ was named after a nature reserve in Alphen aan den Rijn in The Netherlands where it was found and distributed by the Proefstation voor de Boomkwekerij in Boskoop before 2008 (Ref; Dendroflora No. 48, 2011).