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botanical name:
Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Purple'
Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Purple' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Butterfly bush
synonyms:  Buddleja davidii 'Monum', Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Petite Purple', Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Petite Plum', Buddleia davidii 'Petite Indigo'
family:  Buddlejaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
stem/bark: light brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Spreading habit and slender, mid to grey-green leaves. Narrow panicles of violet-purple flowers with orange eyes. Relatively compact growing.

Very tolerant of poor conditions. Best in well drained soil and full sun.

Prune hard to control size, shape and encourage fresh flowering growth. Best done in early spring, but additional partial pruning can be done after flowering in autumn to prevent winter wind damage.

Attractive to butterflies.

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