Buddleja saligna

FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 4m x 3m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A very hardy, evergreen and drought-resistant shrub or small tree. The bark is creamy-brown to dark brown and longitudinally furrowed. The linear leaves are medium to dark green and smooth above with the underside pale and with conspicuous veins. It bears masses of honey-scented scented, white or cream flowers. The fruit is an ovoid capsule about 2mm long, pale yellowish-brown when mature.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
The mass of flowers attract bees, butterflies and other useful insects. These will, in turn, attract insectivorous birds.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, country, forest, formal, french, mediterranean, oriental, woodland

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