Hardy Hybrids

x weyeriana Moonlight

Another Buddleja with clusters of flowers, these are creamy yellow with a dark orange eye and sweetly scented.



B. x weyeriana ‘Moonlight’ is the result of a cross between B. davidii var. magnifica x B. globosa made by Major William John Bates van de Weyer at Smedmore House, Dorset whilst he was on leave during World War I. The major became the first person to successfully hybridise a South American and an Asiatic species of Buddleja.



  • Flower Colour: Creamy yellow
  • Habit: Shrub
  • Eventual height: 200cm (7ft)
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering: Summer
  • Fragrance: Scented
  • Situation: Prefers full sun
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Project Details



Place of Origin

Central China, west China and Japan

Plant Heritage

Accession Number B061

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
  • Hybrid x weyeriana 'Moonlight'
  • Category Hardy Hybrid
  • Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline, cultivation notes should be followed

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