Buddleja davidii 'Southcombe Splendour'

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Buddleja davidii
Buddleja davidii 'Southcombe Splendour', inflorescence.jpg
'Southcombe Splendour', Longstock Park, UK
Cultivar 'Southcombe Splendour'
Origin Southcombe Gardens, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, UK

Buddleja davidii 'Southcombe Splendour' is a cultivar selected and introduced to commerce by Trevor Wood of the Southcombe Gardens, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon. [1] [1]

Description[edit]

'Southcombe Splendour' has an open, semi-lax habit and grows to a height of < 2.1 m. The pale violet blue panicles, 15–20 cm long, are complemented by silver-grey foliage which has a pale golden hue on the upper growths. [2]

Cultivation[edit]

'Southcombe Splendour' is only in cultivation in the UK.[1] A specimen is grown as part of the NCCPG national buddleja collection held by Longstock Park Nursery, near Stockbridge in Hampshire. [2]

References[edit]

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