Buddleja × weyeriana 'Bicolor'
butterfly bush 'Bicolor'
A deciduous shrub with purple flower buds, opening to panicles made up of globular clusters of blooms in shades of pink and orange
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or South–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Buddleja can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, occasionally trees or scrambling climbers with simple leaves and panicles of small, tubular fragrant flowers
- Name status
How to grow
Performs best when grown in a sunny, well-drained situation. See buddleja cultivation for more detailed advice
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Gravel garden
- Wildlife gardens
- Flower borders and beds
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