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Buddleja

Common name: Butterfly bush

Known as the butterfly bush, the fragrant flowers of buddleja are a favourite nectar source for butterflies. These undemanding, mainly deciduous shrubs, deserve a place in every garden with their spectacular displays of blooms and honey scent. Some selections are compact and can be grown in containers. 

Growing guide

Browse buddlejas

Border buddlejas

Tender buddlejas

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Useful advice

Butterflies in your garden

Butterflies in your garden

Shrubs: pruning early-flowering

Shrubs: pruning early-flowering

Shrubs: pruning summer- or autumn-flowering

Shrubs: pruning summer- or autumn-flowering

Wildlife in gardens

Wildlife in gardens

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