Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Frost Hardy – Can Handle frost without damage.
Low Watering – Requires Little Water.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Indigenous – Originates in South Africa.
May June July August September October Bears strongly scented, mauve flowers from winter into spring.
|Uses in landscape design||
It is drought tolerant, and makes a good windbreak or handy screening plant in a dry position. Attracts butterflies and birds to the garden.
Planting: Dig a hole 60cm square and deep. Mix two thirds of the topsoil and one third compost in the bottom of the hole, add one cup of bone meal or superphosphate and mix well.
birds , butterflies
Fragrant/ scented flower
saliehout (A) iloshane (Z) igqange (X) molalathau (NS)
Buddleja auriculata, Weeping sagewood, is a beautiful, large, arching shrub with dark green, leathery foliage with a white reverse, and sprays of sweetly scented, cream coloured flowers in spring.
A multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with slightly drooping branches. It bears strongly scented, mauve flowers from winter into spring. It is fastgrowing and makes a useful windbreak if situated in a dry position. It also attracts butterflies and birds to the garden.
Botanical Pronunciation: BUD-lee-ah sal-vee-eye-FOH-lee-uh
Buddleja salviifolia requirements and features
Requires moderate maintenance.
May June July August September October
Bears strongly scented, mauve flowers from winter into spring.