Buddleja globosa, Chilean Orange Ball Tree, or simply Orange Ball, belongs to the Scrophulariaceae family of plants. It is a semi-evergreen or deciduous shrub native to Chile, Argentina, and Peru. It grows to about 5m or 16ft. and blossoms in late spring with fragrant orange flowers that look like little balls or globes. It grows in full sun or partial shade and it is semi-evergreen. It thrives in moist but well-drained soil. It has elliptic leaves, the infusion of the leaves was used in traditional medicine. Buddleja globosa attracts bees and butterflies and looks very unique in any garden.
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