Butterfly-bush-bees, by judy wolfe choose a butterfly bush (buddleia spp.) that blooms in a color visible to bees, and your garden will become the botanical equivalent of a truck-stop diner for convoys of the.... Bees, butterflies and loads of beneficial insects love this golden butterfly bush. this buddleia or buddleja is a large, dark green shrub with hundreds of yellow-gold blossoms that are round to oval. it has dense tight foliage that makes a nice privacy hedge, at least in the summer., buddleia is well-loved by butterfly gardeners because it is well-loved by butterflies. it blooms from spring to fall (depending on your growing zone), and produces an abundance of nectar-rich flowers that butterflies cannot resist. butterfly bush is easy-to-grow and tolerates poor soil conditions..
Butterflies and bees will flock to the honey-scented blossoms, whose dilute nectar is sweetest in midday sun. near a path or patio, the shrub provides delightful fragrance for you, too. do butterflies prefer certain colors of buddleia? in my garden, western tiger swallowtails visited all varieties (white and various shades of purple/pink/red)., commonly called butterfly bush, they are very attractive to butterflies and other pollinators. genus name honors the reverend adam buddle (1660-1715), english botanist and vicar of farmbridge in essex. the genus name is frequently listed today as buddleia..
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. a 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., any flowering bush attracts bees. that is what they are made to do - visit flowers, collect pollen and make honey. in doing this they pollinate the flowers, hence seeds and fruit. so, you will get....
Butterfly bush, as its name implies, attracts butterflies because its large, bright flowers are chock full of nectar. the same thing that makes it popular with butterflies, attracts bees, too...., the blooms of a butterfly bush vary in color from white to red or purple, and resemble lilac blooms.