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15/08/2013 at 17:35

I planted a Buddleja Alternifolia 2 years ago and it does seem to be happy and growing. But it still hasn't flower??

Any suggestions please?



15/08/2013 at 18:01

I didn't get many this year either. Blame the weather again?

15/08/2013 at 18:37

When did you prune it?  I don't know when you should as I don't grow that one, but if done at the wrong time you may cut off the flowering wood - have done this with shrubs in the past.  Otherwise as nutcutlet says, blame the weather!!

15/08/2013 at 19:09

Mine didn't flower this year. Ist time in 15 years. It usually looks like a firework going off. I blamed last summer, as the wood didn't ripen enough to flower.

15/08/2013 at 21:05

Now ours has flowered as normal this year. And we certailny did not get and decent weather to ripen the wood last year. Never actually pruned mine either, so cannot help there.

Try giving it a good feed, general purpose now and high potash in Spring.

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