If you buy deciduous shrubs in autumn they might not be looking quite as beautiful as usual. The big benefit of planting shrubs in autumn is that by spring they will be well rooted in the garden and ready to burst into growth.
|Latin name:||Buddleia x weyeriana ‘Sungold’|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as container plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||July - September|
|Growing Height:||200 - 220 cm|
|Planting distance:||200 cm|
Make sure the root ball of Summer Lilac 'Sungold' is well-moistened by soaking it in a bucket of lukewarm water before planting. Prepare a suitable hole in well-drained, fertile soil, so condition poor garden soil with compost and cow manure pellets. Plant the root ball of the Summer Lilac 'Sungold' at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Place your Summer Lilac 'Sungold' in a sunny or partially sunny area.
The Summer Lilac 'Sungold' makes an excellent combination plant
This rich-flowering butterfly bush makes a great border plant. You can create beautiful combinations with Acanthus Mollis and Kniphofia Uvaria 'Grandiflora'. Combine Summer Lilac 'Sungold' with Caryopteris Clandonensis and Sambucus Nigra 'Thundercloud' in your border.
Summer Lilac 'Sungold' is a strong bush that requires minimal maintenance. Provide it with compost and cow manure grains during the winter. It doesn't like its soil to be wet during the winter!
Summer Lilac 'Sungold' can be pruned
Summer Lilac 'Sungold' blooms annually. You can prune it in early April on an annual basis to approximately 40 cm above ground level. If necessary, you can rejuvenate this bush by pruning 1/3 of its branches.
You are probably more acquainted with the more common butterfly bushes than of the Summer Lilac 'Sungold'. This bush isn't known as a butterfly bush without reason - its yellow-orange flowers attracts many butterflies. Your butterfly garden should definitely not miss out on Summer Lilac 'Sungold' - its flowers smell delightful!