Buddleja ‘Pink Delight’
Butterfly bush ‘Pink Delight’, Buddleia ‘Pink Delight’, Buddlea ‘Pink Delight’, Buddleja pikei ‘Pink Delight’, Buddleja davidii ‘Pink Delight’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Pink Delight’ _ ‘Pink Delight’ is a medium-sized deciduous shrub with arching branches, lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and slender panicles of pink flowers from early summer to early autumn.
Buddleia are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden
The flowers are sweetly fragrant.
Arching, Branching, Bushy, Irregular
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn
White, Grey-green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite
The panicles turn brown, so deadhead as they fade to improve appearance.
WHERE TO GROW
Buddleja ‘Pink Delight’ (Butterfly bush ‘Pink Delight’) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.
Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wildflower, Instant, City
Tolerates many situations, but grows best in a sunny, well-drained situation.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West