Butterfly Bush

A plant native to China but now well established in Dorset on waste ground and railway embankments.



The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Common Name Butterfly Bush
Scientific Name Buddleja davidii
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Locally common
Interest Level
Related Species - CLICK TO VIEW Garden Escapes
Flower Colour Group Purple
Flower Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Look for The large purple flower spikes so adored by butterflies and other insects

This species is often found in these habitats:

Habitat(s) Relationship
BN: Garden Escapes Associated
Name of species Butterfly Bush
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