Definition of Buddleia

1. Noun. Tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Butterfly Bush
Group relationships: Genus Buddleia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Buddleia

1. Noun. A tree or shrub of the genus ''Buddleja'', especially ''Buddleja davidii'', a large ornamental shrub whose lilac flowers attract butterflies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buddleia

1. a tropical shrub [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buddleia

budder
budders
buddhas
buddhi
buddied
buddier
buddies
buddiest
budding and appendaged bacteria
buddings
buddingtonite
buddle
buddled
buddleia (current term)
buddleias
buddles
buddling
buddy
buddy-buddy
buddy store
buddy system
buddy systems
buddy up
buddyhood
buddying
buddyroo
buddyroos
budesonide

Literary usage of Buddleia

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1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"LINDLEY'S buddleia (497) — buddleia Lindleyana. B. Leaves 4-5 inches long, dark green above; clusters 10-20 inches long and arching. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"buddleia Davidii var. magnifica. buddleia intermedia. buddleia ... buddleia Lindleyana. buddleia officinalis. ..."

3. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"But perhaps, of all shrubs introduced in the last twenty years, buddleia ... buddleia variabilis requires hard pruning, and its flowers do not stand in ..."

4. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"Japanese buddleia i ft. 25 lindleyana. Chinese buddleia I ft. ... Sweet-scented buddleia i ft. 25... 2 tO 3 ft. ...IK to 2 ft. ..."

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