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How to propagate Buddleia plants Buddleias are more commonly known as ‘the butterfly bush’ for their magnet-like attraction that butterflies have to them. There is no mistaking the highly scented spiked flowers of Buddleia bushes which flower in abundance throughout the summer. These are highly attractive to a variety of beautiful butterflies, our much-loved bees and other beneficial insects that pollinate our plants. Buddleia is a very versatile plant and will grow in most conditions including…

Lonicera (Honeysuckle) Honeysuckle Climbers Lonicera, more commonly known as the ‘Honeysuckle’ plant are one of the most popular garden climbing plants and often seen in many gardens throughout the UK. They are available as evergreen varieties, such as Lonicera japonica ‘Halliana’ AGM and the Lonicera Henryi. Deciduous cultivars include Lonicera periclymenum and the sempervirens varieties, these climbing honeysuckles are perfect for climbing over pergolas, fences and alternatively up walls too. Most of these climbers have highly perfumed flowers.…