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By Libby

gorleston on sea, United Kingdom Gb

I would like to grow a buddleya moonlight x weyeriana i think that this one grows very big is there a way to grow it in my garden as i have limited space does anyone have one and has been able to control its size without spoiling the beauty, i don't really want to keep in a pot.

LINDA :0)))




Yes, it grows big. Even with regular spring pruning to 18 inches it will still get 8ft plus and quite wide. But it is worth it! Nothing else is quite like Moonlight and I am sure you could fit a plant in.
A plant in a large pot would grow to only 5ft but would last just a few years, 3 or 4 - you would have to keep taking cuttings to ensure you always had a young plant.
Just as an aside, there are two similar plants called Moonlight but you need to be an anorak to tell them apart (see my website,

30 Aug, 2012


Thank you I will visit your site I do love buddleya's they are such a strong and beautiful plant.

31 Aug, 2012

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