Buddleia Globosa

 25.99

Orange Ball Tree

Supplied in a 3L pot.
Height: 40CM approx.

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Availability: In stock

Buddleia Globosa

Buddleja globosa, commonly known as the orange ball tree or orange butterfly bush, is a species of flowering shrub belonging to the Buddlejaceae family. Native to the Andes region of South America, particularly in Chile and Argentina, this plant has gained popularity in various parts of the world due to its unique and attractive characteristics.

Buddleja globosa is a deciduous shrub that typically grows to a height of about 4-5 meters and spreads in a similar range. The most distinctive feature of this plant is its spherical clusters of small, fragrant, bright orange to golden-yellow flowers. These vibrant inflorescences resemble small balls and are densely packed with tubular flowers, attracting various pollinators, especially butterflies throughout the summer months.

The leaves of Buddleja globosa are opposite, simple, and lance-shaped. They are medium green in colour and have a slightly fuzzy texture on the surface. The leaves provide an attractive backdrop to the showy clusters of flowers.

They thrive in well-drained soils and prefer full sun to partial shade conditions. They are relatively drought-tolerant once established, making them suitable gardens with limited water availability. Regular pruning can help maintain their shape and encourage better flowering.

Buddleja globosa is great for attracting pollinators, particularly butterflies and bees. The nectar-rich flowers provide a valuable food source for these insects, supporting local ecosystems and contributing to biodiversity.

Plant it as a specimen shrub, in mixed borders, or as part of wildlife gardens. The distinct ball-shaped flowers add a touch of uniqueness to the landscape, and the plant’s ability to support pollinators adds an ecological dimension to its appeal.

Name: Buddleia Globosa 

Approx. Height and spread: 4-5M x 4-5M

Position: Sun – part shade.

Soil Ph: All.

Moisture: Well drained soil. Moist, but well drained soil.

Hardiness: Hardy.

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Approx. Height

4-5M

Spread

4-5M

Position

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil Ph

All

Moisture

Moist But Well Drained, Well Drained

Hardiness

Fully Hardy

Colour

Orange

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Buddleja globosa, commonly known as the orange ball tree or orange butterfly bush, is a species of flowering shrub which grows well in Ireland.Buddleia Globosa
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