The Sneezebush (Buddleja glomerata)is a medium sized frost hardy perennial evergreen tree/shrub with yellow flowers in late Spring. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are arranged in a inflorescence. It has average drought tolerance. It looks best in Spring.
Buddleja glomerata grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a arching tree/shrub has a fast rate of growth has an ultimate height of 3.5m / 11.5ft and spread of 2.5m / 8.2ft. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.
It has green leaves. The leaf has amargin.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
A mild pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.
Attracting adult butterflies, attractive foliage, drought resistant, flowering shrub, fragrance and wall side.
Propagation techniques include cuttings and seed.
South Africa (Karoo: N., W. and E. Cape).-7°C / 19.4F to 4-5 years 3.5m / 11.5ft 2.5m / 8.2ft
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|Specific epithet ?||glomerata|
|Sneezebush (South Africa), Karoo sagewood (South Africa)|
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- Always test your soil to find out if it is alkaline, neutral or acid using a soil kit from a Garden Centre before buying plants. You will save yourself a lot of money in the long run. Otherwise plants may die or struggle to survive or you will have to buy a lot of compost to create special beds.
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