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common name: Orange Ball Tree, Matico
synonyms: Buddleia globosa
shrub, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Large robust shrub with a loose growing habit. May be deciduous or semi-evergreen with lance-shaped, deeply veined dark green leaves, hairy underneath. Bright orange, ball like flowers in early summer, unfortunately not very long lasting.
Very tolerant of poor conditions. Best in well drained soil and full sun.
Can be pruned after flowering if required, but should not be be cut back as hard as some other Buddlejas.
From seed or by cuttings
Large shrub borders and landscape plantings.
Has been used medicinally for the treatment or wounds, burns and ulcers
Native to temperate parts of South America from Peru to Patogonia
Pronounced: BUD-lee-uh glo-BOH-suh