Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
Terrestrial. Sand dunes and coastal cliffs.
Large spreading evergreen shrub to about 5 m high. leaves up to 14 x 5.5 cm on petioles 10-2.5 cm, glabrous above, pale brown tomentose beneath. Panicle to about 25 cm long, cylindrical with flagrant yellow flowers becoming orange. Fruit not seen.
Can easily be distinguished from other Buddleja species in NZ by the yellow cylindrical panicle.
not seen in NZ
Reason For Introduction
Probably only vegetative from plantings.
Fruit not seen in NZ
Tolerates recent soils with low nutrients.