Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii

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Buddleja davidii (spelling variant Buddleia davidii), also called summer lilac, butterfly-bush, or orange eye, is a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae, native to Sichuan and Hubei provinces in central China, and also Japan. It is widely used as an ornamental plant, and many named varieties are in cultivation. B. davidii, named for the Basque missionary and explorer in China, Father Armand David, who first noticed the shrub, was found near Ichang by Dr...

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