butterfly bush


noun

any tropical shrub belonging to the genus Buddleia, of the logania family, having clusters of showy lilac, white, or yellow flowers.

Origin of butterfly bush

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for butterfly bush

butterfly bush

noun

another name for buddleia
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