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butterfly bush

n.
Any of various shrubs of the genus Buddleja native chiefly to warm regions and cultivated for their showy clusters of small, variously colored flowers. Also called buddleia.

butterfly bush

n
(Plants) another name for buddleia

bud•dle•ia

(bʌdˈli ə, ˈbʌd li ə)

n., pl. -ias.
any tropical shrub of the genus Buddleia, of the logania family, having lance-shaped leaves and clusters of showy flowers. Also called butterfly bush.
[< New Latin (Linnaeus), after Adam Buddle (d. 1715), English botanist; see -ia]
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Noun1.butterfly bush - tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers
genus Buddleia - shrubs or trees of warm regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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