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Buddleja davidii

Lilac Moon

B ‘Lilac Moon’ has flowers are rich creamy lilac with silvery grey green leaves.  The bush has arching branches making it wide rather than tall.

Attracted a great number of butterflies 2008 (Lavender Garden)

 

 History

This cultivar was bred by Andrew Bullock at The Lavender Garden Nursery in 2009.

 

 

 

 

  • Flower Colour: Rich creamy lilac
  • Habit: Arching
  • Eventual height: 150-200cm (5-6ft) Spread: 150-200cm (5-6ft)
  • Hardiness: Very hardy - 20°C USDA zones 5-9
  • Leaf colour: Pale silvery green
  • Flowering: Very floriferous. The flowers are 15-20cm (6-8") in length
  • Fragrance: Scented and rich in nectar
  • Situation: Prefers a sunny position
  • Wildlife: Good for bees, butterflies and other insects
  • Later in the year some close up images of the flowers and leaves will be added along with a botanical description.

Project Details

FAMILY

Scrophulariaceae

Place of Origin

Central China, west China and Japan

Plant Heritage

Accession Number B150

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

AWARD OF GARDEN MERIT

15 Buddleja were awarded an AGM  at the 2008-10 Wisley Trial.  It was mainly the  Buddleja davidii that were judged but we have many others in our 160+ collection which are worthy winners.

  • Genus Buddleja
  • Species davidii
  • Cultivar 'Lilac Moon’
  • Category semi - deciduous Shrub
  • Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline, cultivation notes should be followed

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