Butterfly-bush - Buddleja davidii
A familiar garden shrub with long, drooping, purple flowers.
Roadsides, waste ground and walls.
In flower during May, July, August and September.
Established as a wild plant throughout Britain but more frequent in the south.
Fairly frequent and probably increasing in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 17 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015