Buddleja x weyeriana ‘Boy Blue’

Project Description

Buddleja x weyeriana ‘Boy Blue is an unusual butterfly bush with fragrant flowers through summer into autumn which are highly attractive to butterflies. Height and spread 4m by 3m.

  • Very hardy butterfly bush
  • Any well drained soil
  • Flowers August/September
  • Flowers pale blue with bright orange eye
  • Highly attractive to butterflies

Regular removal of spent flowers will extend the flowering period of all summer flowering buddleja.


Bred by Peter Moore at Longstock Nursery originally rejected but back in cultivation now.

“I was lucky enough to get a plant a while back. I like its big leaves in spring and really interesting pale blue flowers with a bright orange eye, very vigorous but worth a go”.

Andrew Large
The Buddleja Garden


Longstock Park Nursery

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Project Details

  • GenusBuddleja
  • Speciesdavidii x globosa
  • Cultivar'Blue Boy' Raised 2000
  • CategoryShrub
  • Height & Spread4m x 3m hard prune in mid March
  • Plant Breeders Rights--
  • ColoursColours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions.