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  • n. Plural form of buddleia.

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  • On the weekends, my father and mother, brothers and sisters, would go out to hoe the peas and plant the corn while I toiled along, no less diligently, with my buddleias, zinnias, and roses.

    My Garden, part 4 « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Look at Caryopteris, Ceanothus 'Blue Cushion', Ceratostigma and Hibiscus 'Blue Bird', or buddleias 'Black Knight' (an inky blue) or 'Lochinch' (sky blue), or perennials Veronica 'Shirley Blue' and Perovskia 'Blue Spire'.

    Stumped? Tulips and blue plants

  • Red admirals which were out of sight in the gloom of yesterday now swoop aggressively between buddleias, chasing off peacock, fritillary, brimstone, comma – and even tortoiseshell and common blue (neither seen here for several years).

    Country diary: Cornwall

  • Talking of buddleias, there was an "In praise of ..." piece in the Guardian this morning.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • One group were the buddleias, and in the spring we searched garden centres for replacements with butterflies in mind.

    Country diary: Achvaneran

  • Already, among the more commonly known species, DNA testing has revealed that many of the Scrophulariaceae (or foxglove) family, though similar in appearance, are not related at all; one, the popular veronica, is to be moved in with the plantains (Plantaginaceae), while the buddleias will join their newly discovered foxglove kin.

    Kew Gardens: 'Plants are not just beautiful. They help us to survive'

  • Sometimes here the buddleias die back to the ground, especially if I have pruned them hard too late in the season.

    Pee Gee Hydrangea Standards « Fairegarden

  • Red admirals which were out of sight in the gloom of yesterday now swoop aggressively between buddleias, chasing off peacock, fritillary, brimstone, comma - and even tortoiseshell and common blue (neither seen here for several years).

    Travel news, travel guides and reviews | guardian.co.uk

  • These are the ones - the buddleias, ceratostigmas, perovskias, caryopteris and Hydrangea paniculatas to name but a few - that can all be cut hard back to a low woody framework in

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • But the buddleias I have known have been unruly, straggly beasts - completely unsuited to my small space.

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