Buddleja alternifolia (Butterfly Bush)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Deciduous, arching shrub with slender, pendant shoots and narrow, grey-green leaves. Neat clusters of fragrant, lilac-purple flowers in June to July. Ht.4mt.(14ft.). Can be trained as a weeping tree. Best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly Bush)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Vigorous, deciduous, arching shrub with dark green leaves felted white on the underside. Dense clusters of fragrant dark violet-purple flowers mid summer to autumn. Ht.5mt.(15ft.). Prefers full sun on most soils.
Buddleja davidii 'Silver Anniversary'
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Compact, bushy, semi-evergreen with silver grey-green leaves. Short clusters of fragrant, white flowers with yellowy eye. June to September. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Good for front of borders. Attractive to butterflies.