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Talkback: Blood rain and butterflies

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 21:40
I don't really understand why buddleja davidii should be wildlife friendly. On the continent buddleja ist listet as invasive species. The problem is, that the flowers attract butterflies, but the caterpillars can't feed on the leaves. Like this the caterpillars starve. And because buddlejas are so robust and hardy they self-seed everywhere and take the place of those plants that are really valuable for butterflies

Talkback: Wildlife-friendly plants

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 21:39
I don't really understand why buddleja davidii should be wildlife friendly. On the continent buddleja ist listet as invasive species. The problem is, that the flowers attract butterflies, but the caterpillars can't feed on the leaves. Like this the caterpillars starve. And because buddlejas are so robust and hardy they self-seed everywhere and take the place of those plants that are really valuable for butterflies
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