Buddleja Globosa is also refered to as the Orange Ball Tree.
It was first introduced to the UK from Chile in 1774 and has established itself as a frost hardy plant. This species was first named under the genus Hopea after the Scottish botanist John Hope.
Buddleja globosa is a large semi-evergreen shrub. It is the only Buddleja to bear alternate dark green leaves that are oval with a short point to them. The orange / yellow cluster-like flowers give off a honey-like scent and give the plant an architectural shape with its globose heads.
In the Royal Pavillion Gardens it can be seen being used as an ornamental landscaping plant in the shaded corners of the Gardens, and in the borders along the paths.
Maria, Volunteer Gardener, Royal Pavilion Gardens