Plant of the Week - Buddleja

September 21st 2016

Plant of the Week - Buddleja

Buddleja davidii – Butterfly bush

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Genus: Buddleja can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, occasionally trees or scrambling climbers with simple leaves and panicles of small, tubular fragrant flowers

Buddleja or as it is often spelt Buddleia is often referred to as the Butterfly bush because, as the name suggests of its attractiveness to butterflies. It is a much favoured popular species for garden plant.

 

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