Buddleia Davidii Summer Beauty, the butterfly bush.
Originally from China and Japan, the Buddleia Davidii Summer Beauty called Summer Beauty Butterfly bush is a deciduous shrub, green with bluish, lanceolate and leathery lapels. Its long dense terminal ears, pink fuchsia, which appear from June to September, are composed of many small flowers.Their honey scent attracts insects and especially butterflies, which earned her the nickname of Butterfly bush.
Fast growing tree, it can measure, at the adulthood, 3 m of height and a width of 3 m. Pleasant in a sunny situation, it adapts to any type of soil, even dry and infertile. It is a very hardy plant that can withstand cold to -25 ° C, and is resistant to diseases.
In order to give it a more compact shape and to obtain a more abundant flowering, it is necessary to fold Buddleia Davidii Summer Beauty, at the end of the winter, by cutting its branches to 30 or 40 cm of the soil.
The Summer Beauty Butterfly bush, with its long-lasting summer bloom, will be very nice in combination with other varieties of buddleias. It will also fit perfectly in your flowering hedges.