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Buddleja fallowiana is a deciduous shrub with a lax habit. The young shoots are clothed with a dense white felt and the pale lavender – blue flowers are borne in late summer. Although root hardy the plants can be cut down by hard winters and is best grown in a greenhouse.


Buddleja fallowiana was collected in China by George Forrest in 1906, and named in 1917 for George Fallow, a gardener at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinbburgh who had died in Egypt from his wounds during the First World War.

  • Flower Colour: Pale lavender - blue
  • Habit: Shrub
  • Eventual height: 200cm (7ft)
  • Hardiness: Requires winter protection
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering: Summer
  • Fragrance:
  • Situation: Overwinter in a glasshouse
  • Wildlife:

Project Details



Place of Origin

Yunnan Province of Western China

Plant Heritage

Accession Number B072

All details of our collection are held on the main Plant Heritage database including plant name, accession number, date of accession and plant source.

  • Genus Buddleja
  • Species fallowiana
  • Category Semi tender Species Shrub
  • Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline, cultivation notes should be followed

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