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Re: butterfly bush

And here mine are blooming, but have been for weeks.  In fact, yesterday 
evening I pruned off a bunch of dead flowerheads.


Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center wrote:

>Your seasons are definitely different.  Our Buddleias are still just putting
>on growth.  I think they flower in August.
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Sunday, June 12, 2005 8:47 PM
>Subject: [CHAT] butterfly bush
>>Hi folks...how are ya?
>>Hey I planted a Buddleaiaosn something or other.  Sorry but it's like
>>budleai...hmmm, well anyway common name butterfly bush.  It's about 10'
>>now and 4' across.  It has hundreds of beautiful purple spikes of flowers.
>>I frankly forgot that it was called the butterfly bush until my lovely
>>Linda called me at one of the markets and told me that this bush is being
>>completely invaded by Monarch butterflies.  When I got home she was right
>>there must be a hundred or so of the little guys all swarming all over
>>plant.  Love it!  However, I was talking to an MG today about Hibs and I
>>mentioned the butterflies and she seems to think they are Pink Ladies and
>>not Monarchs.  I had noticed that these seem smaller than Monarchs but the
>>coloring is awfully close.  Apparently Pink Ladies appear before Monarchs?
>>In either case they're neat!
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