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Wild Buddleja davidii at Veluwe Although native to China, this one was found in the "wild" in the Netherlands. Apparently this plant is a major attractor of butterflies, so could be a nice one to have in the garden.  Buddleja davidii,Harderwijk,Macro,Netherlands,Veluwe Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Wild Buddleja davidii at Veluwe

Although native to China, this one was found in the "wild" in the Netherlands. Apparently this plant is a major attractor of butterflies, so could be a nice one to have in the garden.

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  1. It is indeed nice to have in the garden. It attracts lots of butterflies. Posted 7 years ago

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''Buddleja 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'' is named for the Basque missionary and explorer in China, Father Armand David, who first noticed the shrub. It was found near Ichang by Dr Augustine Henry about 1887 and sent to St Petersburg... more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Apr 28, 2013. Captured Jul 28, 2012 17:07.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm