butterfly bush


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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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* My favorite butterfly-attracting shrub is buddleia davidii Black Knight, commonly referred to as the butterfly bush. It has large, fragrant, deep purple blooms that last midsummer through fall.
And the best butterfly magnet is buddleja, which is best known as the butterfly bush. As well as butterflies, bees are drawn by its lilac fragrance.
| BUDDLEIA KNOWN as the butterfly bush, Buddleia, left, produces clusters of deep scented flowers from midsummer into autumn.
* Dwarf butterfly bush and larger butterfly bush, as the name suggests, attract butterflies.
Buddleia Sungold is a yellow flowering Butterfly bush that is simple to grow and will be covered in an abundance of yellow flower clusters on arching stems throughout the summer.
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BEAUTIFUL BUDDLEIAS (Buddlejas) are in all their glory this month and whether you love or loathe them, they are undoubtedly adored by the bees and butterflies (hence being known as the Butterfly Bush).
Also known as the butterfly bush, there's no doubt that its nectar is irresistible to moths and butterflies - what nicer sight on a hot summer's day than watching them flutter around your garden?
Draw bees and hummingbirds to your garden with pollinator-friendly flowers such as butterfly bush, echinacea, lavender, penstemon, and salvia.
Later, in a lovely garden filled with lantana butterfly bush and delicious milkweed, Tatty also encounters bees, a hungry anole lizard and a cat.