Buddleja davidii 'Castle School'

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Buddleja davidii
Buddleja 'Castle School'.jpg
'Castle School', Longstock Park, UK
Cultivar 'Castle School'
Origin Tiverton, Devon

Buddleja davidii 'Castle School' is a recent introduction, cloned from a seedling discovered growing in the wall of the eponymous Castle School in Tiverton, Devon, England, by nurseryman Martin Hugh-Jones, and introduced to commerce in 2004. [1]

Description[edit]

'Castle School' has large pale-lilac panicles of highly fragrant flowers. The cultivar is also relatively early to flower, and said to resemble 'Lochinch' but with superior colour in both flower and foliage. [1]

Cultivation[edit]

'Castle School' is rare in cultivation, and is not known to have been introduced to North America or continental Europe. A specimen is grown as part of the NCCPG national collection held by Longstock Park Nursery [2] Hardiness: USDA zones 5–9.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Stuart, D. D. (2006). Buddlejas. RHS Plant Guide. Timber Press, Oregon. ISBN 978-0-88192-688-0
  2. ^ Moore, P. (2012) Buddleja davidii cultivars, 2011-2012, Longstock Park Nursery. longstock Park Nursery.