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Orange Ball Tree Buddleja globosa

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bud-LAY-yah glow-BOH-sah
Description

This plant is drought-tolerant, seldom damaged by deer, and its flowers attract butterflies. This plant needs full sun and loamy, moist, well-drained soil. It has an open gaunt habit but becomes dense. Flowers on previous season's growth. Prune after flowering.

 

 

 

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#evergreen#sun#deciduous#yellow#full sun#drought tolerant#orange#shrub#wildlife plant#yellow flowers#nectar plant#orange flowers#summer flowers#deer damage#deer resistant#butterfly friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#deciduous#yellow#full sun#drought tolerant#orange#shrub#wildlife plant#yellow flowers#nectar plant#orange flowers#summer flowers#deer damage#deer resistant#butterfly friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Buddleja
    Species:
    globosa
    Family:
    Scrophulariaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Chile to S. Argentina
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers attract butterflies. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    This plant is seldom damaged by deer; drought
    Dimensions:
    Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 8 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Semi-evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Open
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    This plant has fragrant, bright yellow and orange flowers on 6-8 in. panicles in opposite pairs in summer.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has alternate, simple, lustrous, and dark green leaves that are 3-8 in. long, wrinkled, and have a light brown pubescence below.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought