Species & Hybrids Tender Winter Protection


Buddleja tubiflora bears clusters of flowers along the branch ends orange – yellow in colour. The green leaves are covered with woolly hairs which start out red and fade with age. Very tender the plant should be grown under glass.

For the first time in many years Longstock has stock of this plant available to buy in 2017.


Described and named by George Bentham in 1846, B. tubiflora is rare in cultivation.

The species grows in Argentina through S Paraguay to the border of Southern Brazil.



  • Flower Colour: Orange-yellow
  • Habit: Shrub
  • Eventual height: 100cm (3ft)
  • Hardiness: Very tender
  • Leaf colour: Green covered with woolly hairs
  • Flowering: Summer/autumn
  • Fragrance:
  • Situation: Glasshouse
  • Wildlife:

Project Details



Place of Origin

Argentina through S Paraguay to the border of Southern Brazil

Plant Heritage

Accession Number B052

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 tubiflora
  • Category Tender Species Shrub
  • Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline, cultivation notes should be followed

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