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Albero delle farfalle - Buddleja alternifolia - Arbusti


Foliage of the Buddleja alternifolia.


Buddleja alternifolia is a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae.


Fountain butterfly bush (Buddleia alternifolia, zones 5 to 9) is a bigger cousin of the more familiar butterfly bushes. Unlike those, this blooms with a frothing fount of lavender in spring, hence its name. Fountain butterfly bush blooms on last year's wood, so prune it only right after it flowers. This drought-resistant shrub likes sun and lean soil, and its silvery leaves make it interesting throughout the growing season. Cultivar 'Argentea' is even more silver

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