butterfly-bush Buddlejaceae (Loganiaceae) Buddleja davidii Franch
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0002
symbol: BUDA2 Other Fact Sheets
Leaf: Opposite, simple, ovate to lance shaped, finely serrated, 3 to 8 inches long, dark green above, white-fuzzy below.
Flower: Narrow, upright spikes of deep purple (most common), pink, yellow or white flowers, each spike 3 to 8 inches long, individual flowers small with four petals, appearing mid-summer into the fall.