Buddleja davidii ‘Nanho Blue’
Butterfly bush ‘Nanho Blue’, Buddlea davidii ‘Nanho Blue’, Buddleia davidii ‘Nanho Blue’, Buddleja davidii nanhoensis ‘Nanho Blue’, Buddleja davidii ‘Mongo’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Nanho Blue’ _ ‘Nanho Blue’ is a vigorous, compact, semi-evergreen shrub with arching branches bearing lance-shaped, grey–green leaves and dense, cylindrical panicles of fragrant, deep violet-blue flowers in from summer into autumn.
Buddleja are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden.
The flowers are sweetly fragrant.
Violet, Blue in Summer; Blue, Violet in Autumn
Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Pruning group 6 – cut back low every year in early spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Buddleja davidii ‘Nanho Blue’ (Butterfly bush ‘Nanho Blue’) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wildflower, Instant
Best grown in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun but will tolerate a wide range of conditions.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral