Hardy Hybrids

x weyeriana Sungold

Unlike the plant from which it arose Buddleja x weyeriana ‘Sungold’ has pure yellow-orange flowers in summer again borne in clusters.



Buddleja x weyeriana ‘Sungold’ arose as a sport of B. x weyeriana ‘Golden Glow’ on the nursery of P.G. Zwijnenburg in The Netherlands in the 1960. It received the RHS Award of Garden Merit in 1993, reaffirmed in 2010.





  • Flower Colour: Pure orange - yellow
  • Habit: Shrub
  • Eventual height: 200cm (7ft)
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering: Summer
  • Fragrance:
  • Situation: Prefers full sun
  • Wildlife:

Project Details



Place of Origin

Central China, west China and Japan

Plant Heritage

Accession Number B011/047/076

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

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