Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Buddleja colvilei

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Common name: SUMMER LILAC

Native to: Himalayas


Types: shrub, tree

Forms: arching, clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 19.6 feet

Max width: 9.8 feet






Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bee, hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar, seeds

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular