Buddleia



any shrub belonging to the genus Buddleia, of the logania family, having opposite, lance-shaped leaves and clusters of flowers, comprising the butterfly bushes.
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Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith
Gardening for Little Girls Olive Hyde Foster
A Year in a Lancashire Garden Henry Arthur Bright
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

noun
any ornamental shrub of the genus Buddleia, esp B. davidii, which has long spikes of mauve flowers and is frequently visited by butterflies: family Buddleiaceae Also called butterfly bush

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