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botanical name:
Buddleja colvilei
Buddleja colvilei © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Buddlejaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 5.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: June
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Vigorous large shrub or small tree with slightly hairy leaves. Drooping panicles of large, showy, rose-red flowers in June. Semi-evergreen in mild climates.

Somewhat tender, needs winter protection when young.
Prune only to maintain shape, don't cut back hard as it flowers on the previous year's growth.

From seed or by cuttings

other notes:
Native to the eastern Himalayas, introduced to wstern cultivation in 1849
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