not butterfly bush...

robyn.riceApril 8, 2013

I ordered some baby shrubs a couple of years ago that came to me in horrible shape-totally got ripped off. Along with them, though I had ordered Butterfly Bush. It actually lived and now I am creating butterfly/hummingbird area. Problem is, this isn't butterfly bush and I have no clue what it is. It gets little white flowers on it but I don't have any idea what it is. Anyone have ideas? I have a photo of the leaves up close and then the whole thing for overall picture.

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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Looks like a privet (ligustrum).

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 3:43PM
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robyn.rice

HA! I really wondered because.....that's what I had ordered 50 of along with this that was labeled Butterfly Bush! Well, I have a conversation piece at least. Thanks!

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 7:33PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

These are invasive weeds back there, check the weed list for your state.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2013 at 1:08AM
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