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Buddleja 'Buzz Ivory' is a butterfly attracting compact small shrub, with profuse cream sprays of flowers for most of the year, which are honey scented. A great low maintenance waterwise plant for full sun to part shade, and for most soil types. It will look at its best with a handful of complete fertiliser in spring and summer, and some extra water in dry periods. trim off dead flowers to keep tidy if needed. A great plant for containers, massed plantings and as a feature shrub. Tolerates some frost.
This plant can cause mild respiratory symptoms in some people.
Flower colour: cream
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
The flowers have a honey fragrance
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.8 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.8 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Planting season: All.
Types of fertiliser: All purpose fertiliser.