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Other common names
butterfly bush 'Lochinch'
Buddleja can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, occasionally trees or scrambling climbers with simple leaves and panicles of small, tubular fragrant flowers
Scrophulariaceae / Scrophulariaceae
'Lochinch' is a large but compact deciduous shrub with arching branches, grey-green leaves and long slender panicles of light violet-blue, orange-eyed, sweetly-scented flowers
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Wildlife Gardens
Pruning group 6
May be attacked by capsid bug, caterpillars and glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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