By Kate Chinnick

Buddleja salvifolia (winter buddleja)

Native to Southern Africa
Dense semi evergreen shrub 3m x3m
Blooms at autumn and winter
Has 15cm long grey green serrated leaves
Terminal clusters of sweet smelling lilac flowers
Upright square stems rise from the base
Frost hardy
Prune out old stems
Propagate from half hardened cuttings in summer
Prefers full sun in fertile soil