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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Asian butterfly bush
Buddleja can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, occasionally trees or scrambling climbers with simple leaves and panicles of small, tubular fragrant flowers
B. asiatica is an arching, evergreen shrub with widely-spaced, dark green leaves 30cm long, felted grey on the undersides. The tiny, white flowers in long, narrow spikes are sweetly scented and appear in late winter and early spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
In sheltered gardens in mild areas grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Otherwise grow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory
Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 6, or pruning group 13 for wall-trained plants
Pests May be attacked by capsid bug, caterpillars, figwort weevils and aphids outdoors; glasshouse red spider mite and glasshouse whitefly under glass
Generally disease free
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