> About Butterfly Bush
butterfly bush is a fast spreading, often invasive shrub. It
will grow in a variety of conditions easily. In fact, a butterfly
bush is very hard to kill. It will survive just about any circumstances.
The butterfly bush originated in Chile, however most species
available today come from China.
butterfly bush is a perennial has deep green foliage. The
blooms of a butterfly bush vary in color from white to red
or purple, and resemble lilac blooms. The flowers of a butterfly
bush grow in clusters a foot or two in length, and have side
branches and blossoms.
name suggests, a butterfly bush is attractive to butterflies
in the garden. In fact, it is almost like a butterfly magnet.
Butterflies will swarm to the brightly colored and fragrant
blooms of a butterfly bush. Bees and oftentimes even hummingbirds
are attracted to the nectar of the butterfly bush.
butterfly bush works in many settings in the garden. It can
be planted in a row, making a lovely border for a perennial
garden, and can even be used as an accent plant. A butterfly
bush is very easy to hybridize, and for this reason, volunteer
seedlings may look nothing like their parent plant. It is
also important to try to prevent the spread of a butterfly
bush, as it can become aggressive and kill neighboring plants.