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bluefox23

Developing my knowledge all the time. I love growing plants: barely any space on my windowsills, nor on my patio as it's full of pots. #renting.

Buddleja

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2020
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bluefox23

#buddleia pruned on Sunday

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dermot46

I love the flowers, but I'm not mad about the plant!

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bluefox23

@dermot46 yes they can be a bit wild!

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2019
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bluefox23

#buddleia #autumngarden #leaves 09/11/19

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bluefox23

#buddleia #wildlifewednesday I’ve had some huge bumblebees on my buddleia this week! (This isn’t one of them!) 😂 21/08/19

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lilybee

I've noticed that too Alison - they're supersized! 🐝

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bluefox23

I was delighted to see this #comma #butterfly the other day. #buddleia #wildlifewednesday 07/08/19

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kez001uk

Great photo Alison 💜🦋💜

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bluefox23

Thanks Kerry 😊 @kez001uk

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bluefox23

My #buddleia is the place to be!! Lots of #paintedlady #butterfly #wildlifewednesday but tricky to catch more than one at once!!

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bluefox23

#buddleia #wildlifewednesday have been really pleased to see a few #redadmiral #butterfly in my garden 31/07/19

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bluefox23

#buddleia #wildlifewednesday #peacockbutterfly 31/07/19. Have had quite a few of these in my garden recently.

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ublaszko

😍😍😍

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cjh123

Lovely @bluefox23 I have seen a couple recently but they are always too quick for me to get a photo 📷🤔

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kez001uk

Beautiful! Love the matching purples 😉💜

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bluefox23

I do love peacock butterflies, those 'eyes!' 😊 @ublaszko

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bluefox23

@cjh123 yes I’ve been developing my 'stealth mode' 😂😂. But they are pretty flighty!

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bluefox23

@kez001uk very clever of the butterfly to colour-coordinate! Not something I’m known for! 😂

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 you and me both 😂 black on black is all I ever wear. Can’t go wrong then 🙈

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bluefox23

#bumblebee on my #buddleia #wildlifewednesday 24/07/19

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bluefox23

My #buddleia has started flowering! This bush has gone crazy and is huge after a hard prune in March!! 12/07/19 #purple

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bluefox23

Recording pruning of #buddleia 29/03/19

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bluefox23

08/07/18 #buddleia (mum’s) doing very well and flowers coming. Starting to see a few more butterflies in garden now but they won’t stay still for a pic!! 😊

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bluefox23

Not amused. I've noticed some of the branches being broken and because it's by my bird feeder assumed it was the starlings. But no, this morning I caught a pigeon trying to get to the bird feeder I'd hidden in the buddleia for the tits and smaller birds. Made a right mess. Not happy at all!! 😡

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kez001uk

They’re such destructive beasts! Got a huge one that keeps sitting on the fountain part of my water feature and he’s so heavy that he knocks the top off every time he flies away! I feel your pain 😤

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bluefox23

Thanks @kez001uk Yep they are a nuisance. I had one eyeballing me yesterday when it was sat in the seed dish feeder!! 🙄😂

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 🤣 they are cheeky looking things 🤣 just can’t get rid of them once they get a sniff you have food they might be able to scrounge 😂

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bluefox23

@cyndi Thanks, yep am going to go out later when it's a bit cooler and tidy it up and will make a few cuttings. 👍🏼😊

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bluefox23

03/06/18 my healthy buddleia

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bluefox23

#cataloging #buddleia #buddleja unknown variety. Light purple. Taken from a cutting of my parents a few years ago. 29/04/18

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alan1111

Enjoy all the butterflys it'll bring into your garden 👍

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gauravsh6

How often does it bloom

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bluefox23

@gauravsh6 it blooms every year, all summer. 😊👍🏼

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