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I dont know what these are called but they come out dark purple then change to this pink.

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TMR8 - Jul 08, 2008 04:22 AM EDT
Alandra thank you for that. We have moved away for this district. I enjoyed seeing these plants dancing in the wind. Good luck with your seedlings
alandrapal - Jul 08, 2008 01:05 AM EDT
Hi again, Tania, just stopped by for another look, -- you were saying you have sandy soil and the shrub just self seeded. Seem to recall that I have read that the butterfly bushes do like sandy soil, infact apparently they survive in poor soils even. Also, we have a couple of seedlings that have self seeded from the butterfly bush that was broken down by the storm a couple winters ago, so we are hoping they will grow quickly.
Guest - Jan 02, 2007 08:38 PM EDT
Thank you for looking and the coment
Guest - Jan 02, 2007 06:14 PM EDT
WOW!! what a great shot.
Guest - Jan 01, 2007 04:37 PM EDT
Carol. I have never seen one before. It must have self seeded in our boundry hedge but I love it. enjoy yours when it flowers. They are very pretty to watch in the wind.
Guest - Jan 01, 2007 10:34 AM EDT
Beautiful butterfly plant,im going to plant me one of these in the spring. Carol
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 11:57 PM EDT
Thank you Don. They are dancing around in the wind at the moment like a butterfly would
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 10:49 PM EDT
Beautiful flowers Tania, butterfly bush is my guess too. Nice capture, Don
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 10:13 PM EDT
LOL I think it is just something very different. We are very dark sandy soil that may be the difference.
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 08:11 PM EDT
Dont worry your flowers sound way better than mine, wish this one changed colour and had just a little pink here, our soil is very black here, something about where you are must be much better than what we have here.
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 07:45 PM EDT
Hi Alandra and Lorraine. Thank you it is nice to have a name for it. It does grow very fast and has a lovel sent. Maybe mine has something lacking in the soil or the salt spray changes the colours of the flowers
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 04:42 PM EDT
Hi Tania, I think it's called a Lilac, I have one but it dosent change to pink like this one, great shot.
Guest - Dec 31, 2006 04:04 PM EDT
Hi Tania, do these have a nice scent? We have something that looks like this, smells great, - it's called Buddleia here, or Butterfly Bush or Summer Lilac. Our largest one was ruined by the heavy snowfall recently, so DH cut it down. They grow very fast tho' so we'll get another. I'd like one this colour this time.

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