Posted by: lornasass | August 5, 2010

BUTTERFLY ON BUDDLEIA

Buddleias grow in profusion in most of England: they like the weather here and many of them grow wild along the roadside.  We are lucky enough to have two beauties outside of the front and back doors of the cottage we are renting in central Devon.  Some days there are dozens of them feeding on the same bush, especially when it’s sunny.

The common name for Buddleia is Butterfly Bush.

Here you can see why.

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  1. Gorgeous photo, Lorna! We have lots of butterfly bushes in California, too, but I have to assume that it’s possibly a different variety of buddleia because they thrive in the heat of our central valley summers. They’re also relatively drought-tolerant.


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