Buddleja Silver Anniversary

Buddleja Silver Anniversary is a very silver showy rounded tidy shrub that grows well in heat, loves the sun and absolutely shines in the garden. As a late flowering Buddleja  it can’t be beaten.

Buddleja Silver Anniversary registered name B. ‘Morning Mist’ PBR is especially remarkable for its beautiful woolly white foliage, which makes it a lovely addition to a mixed or herbaceous border, creating a strong contrast in hot colour schemes with dark leaved dahlias for example or harmonising with blue, white, pink and soft purple perennials in pastel schemes.

Honey scented white flowers in late summer have a subtle appeal and are attractive to bees and butterflies. Grows 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft) high and wide

Thrives in well drained fertile soil in a sunny, sheltered site. Effective in a patio container which should be overwintered in a frost free place.

  • Hard prune late March/early April
  • A single application of slow release fertilizer during spring would be beneficial to overall performance
  • Stunning silver foliage making a fabulous foil for other plants
  • Therefore it is excellent in a container or the herbaceous border
  • Well drained fertile soil
  • Best in full sun
  • Clusters of white mustard coloured eyes and honey scent flowers from mid summer to the hard frost of winter
  • Attracts bees and butterflies.
  • Hardy to -15°C root hardy -20°C, therefore it is  excellent in a container or the  herbaceous border
  • B. Silver Anniversary is sterile and does not set seed.

Remove dead flowers to prolong the flowering period

 

Genus Buddleja
Species crispa x loricata
Cultivar Silver Anniversary 'Morning Mist'
Category Deciduous shrub
Height & Spread 150 - 200 cm x 150 cm
Plant Breeders Rights EU17712 Propagation for resale is illegal without a licence from the breeder or Agent.
Colours Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions.
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