Hardy Hybrids

x weyeriana an introduction


Fourteen B. x weyeriana (yellow flowered) cultivars are currently or have been listed on the web at sometime. To remove all confusion, I would suggest or I’m prepared to say there are only three actual cultivars.

B. x weyeriana ‘Golden Glow’

B. x weyeriana ‘Moonlight’

B. x weyeriana ‘Sungold’


These are all distinctly different, although there may be very slight differences in colour due to different soil or climatic conditions, these differences are certainly not enough to create a new named cultivar.

B. x weyeriana

B. x weyeriana ‘Beech Park’

B. x weyeriana ‘Elstead Hybrid’ is another obscure cultivar of undocumented origin

B. x weyeriana ‘Golden Tassles’

B. x weyeriana ‘Golden Sovereign’ undocumented origin

B. x weyeriana ‘Hocus Pocus’ A brand new and rare introduction with fragrant yellow blooms, each with an orange heart, emerging from lilac buds

B. x weyeriana ‘Honeycomb’ is another pure yellow cultivar very much like ‘Sungold’ and may actually be ‘Sungold’

B. x weyeriana ‘Lady de Ramsey’ is one of the older English weyeriana cultivars, of undocumented origin

B. x weyeriana ‘Liberty’

B. x weyeriana ‘Trewithen’ cultivar, of undocumented origin

B. x weyeriana ‘Wattle Bird’ has been erroneously identified as a cultivar of Buddleja × weyeriana in some treatises, Buddleja madagascariensis × Buddleja asiatica


The photos of B. x weyeriana ‘Golden Glow’, B. x weyeriana ‘Moonlight’ and B. weyeriana ‘Sungold’ in this hardy hybrid section are exactly true to how they look in the collection.

  • Flower Colour: clear pale pink with an orange eye
  • Habit: bushy
  • Eventual height: 150-200cm (5-6ft) Spread: 150-200cm (5-6ft)
  • Hardiness: -20c
  • Leaf colour: medium green
  • Flowering: July - Oct 2-18” 30-40 cm in length
  • Fragrance: yes the bees love it
  • Situation: sunny well drained
  • Wildlife: good, hummingbird hawk moth seen and bees and peacocks

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Place of Origin

davidii  from Central China, west China and Japan

x globosa, Chile and Argentina   more info see species


Plant Heritage

Accession Number B194

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
  • Hardy Hybrid x weyeriana
  • Category Hardy Hybrid
  • Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline, cultivation notes should be followed
  • Propagation for resale is illegal without a licence from the agent

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