Common name: Common Butterfly Bush.
Native: China , Japan
Size and spread (10 years): 3m x 1.8m
Treatment required: None, not dormant.
Germinal seeds / kg: 5,550,000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Drought tolerant and thrives in almost any soil, even the poorest.
Planting instructions: Grow seedlings in pots before planting out in autumn. Prune the flowered stems back, even to ground level, in the spring .
Mature height: 3m x 1.8m