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botanical name:
Buddleja alternifolia
Buddleja alternifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Buddleia alternifolia
family:  Buddlejaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: weeping
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: June
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Large shrub with lax drooping branches. Can be trained as a small weeping tree. Lance shaped, sometimes silvery, alternately arranged leaves, up to 7cm long. Soft purple, strongly scented flowers are produced in rounded clusters along the shoots creating a cascading effect.

Well drained soil in full sun. Flowers are produced on previous year's growth, so if required, prune after flowering.

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