butterfly bush

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Synonyms for butterfly bush

tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers


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Although their common name is butterfly bush there wasn't a single butterfly to be seen and though they were alive with bees, there was no other insects to be seen anywhere as I walked along.
Moths were initially observed orienting to butterfly bush flowers on the campus of Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA in late afternoon (P J.
Its common name is the butterfly bush. Prune in March each year to 12 inches to keep it compact.
The butterfly bush remains one of the most popular in butterfly gardens, although it is no longer recommended by some, including the OSU Extension Service, because of its invasiveness.
Buddleja (butterfly bush) is not invasive in its home territory.
Butterfly bush is an attractive plant but it has had a negative impact on regional ecology.
Consider planting some native shrubs and trees such as Acer campestre (Field Maple), Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), Ilex aquifolium (English Holly), Malus prunifolia (Crab apple), Euonymus europaeus (Spindle), Rosa rugosa, Viburnum opulus (Guelder rose) and the non-native Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly bush).
Whites and Pastels: 'White Lightning' Lantana (Lantana montevidensis),'White Profusion Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), and 'Mt.
To lure butterflies to your garden, try planting black-eyed Susan, milkweed, coreopsis, day lily, goldenrod, hibiscus, marigold, purple coneflower, rosemary, dill, verbena, phlox, zinnias, marigolds, daisies, thistles, butterfly bush, Mexican sunflower, yellow cosmos and candle bush.
The state also recently added butterfly bush to the list.
The Alpaflor Alp-Organic line includes such extracts as white genepi, butterfly bush, hyssop, white hore hound, plantain, elder flowers and thyme.
This committee categorizes as weeds many prized and commercially popular garden staples--from European buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), a Eurasian immigrant planted as specimen trees or dense hedges, to butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii), a shrub promoted for its fragrant, bright-colored flowers.
Wants: bamboo, trumpet vine, chamomile, penny royal, dinnerplate dahlias, butterfly bush, ginseng, zinnias, hollyhock, obedient plant, hibiscus and sweet peas.
* Plant a window box or garden with plants pollinators love, like butterfly bush, mint, or any plant with red tubular flowers.