Plant breeders are developing Buddleja that are advertised not to set seed suitable for pots on a patio and with larger flowers for many months.
Should we be taken in by these wild claims? The roll of a collection holder is to access, evaluate and recommend what we consider to be true to name. A selection of the so called dwarf s will be potted in our display in 2016.
A lot could be down to climatic conditions especially between the US and the UK.
Some of the hybrids are truly exceptionally, but I feel many will fall by the wayside.
More people are buying Buddleja for their gardens however; it’s classified as an invasive species and is a problem on British railways and in some states in the USA.
It’s hard to walk by a railway line in Britain and not see Buddleja…Learn more