Buddleia globosa is a evergreen shrub found in areas such as S. America - Argentina, Chile, Peru. A member of the Buddleiaceae family, Buddleia globosa Hope is also known by its common name of Orange Ball tree. The shrub can grow to a height of 5 meters and up to 5 meters wide. The preferred habitat of Found at altitudes up to 2000 metres., with LMH soil and N moisture levels. .

Orange Ball tree is a zone 7 hardy plant that has medicinal uses - the medicinal usage rating of Orange Ball tree is 1One report says that it is cultivated as a medicinal plant in S. America but gives no more details[184].

Buddleia globosa is 1 plant, whose flowers bloom typically in 6 - 7, and which is pollinated by Bees, lepidoptera.

Cultivation tips: Requires a sunny position[11, 182]. The plant prefers a rich loamy well-drained soil[11, 200]. Very tolerant of alkaline soils[200]. Grows well by the sea, tolerating maritime exposure[184, 200]. Plants are hardy to about -15°c if they are sheltered from cold winds[184, 200]. They resprout freely from the base if cut back by cold weather[200] and are deciduous in cold winters[188]. Plants flower on the previous year's growth[200]. The flowers scent the air for a considerable distance with their sweet honey-like fragrance[245].

. The plant should best be propagated by Seed - cold stratify for 4 weeks at 4°c[138] and surface sow the seed in February/March in a greenhouse[78, 113]. Germination usually takes place within 3 - 4
weeks at 21°c[138]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter, planting them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Seedlings are inclined to damp off and so should be watered with care and kept well-ventilated[78]. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame[11, 113]. Use short side-shoots[78]. Very high percentage[113]. Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth, 15 - 20 centimeters long, October/November in a frame[200].