EPPO Global Database

Buddleia davidii(BUDDA)

Last modification: 2004-05-25

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BUDDA
  • Preferred name: Buddleia davidii
  • Authority: Franchet


Native to China. Cultivated as an ornamental, and widely naturalized in Europe, Japan and elsewhere. Invasive in Corse (FR) and in most of Europe. 

WSSA list of weeds in North America.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Buddleja davidii Franchet

Common names
Name Language
budleia English
butterfly bush English (GB)
orange-eye butterfly bush English
summer lilac English
Fliederspeer German
Herbstflieder German
Schmetterlingsstrauch German
Sommerflieder German
spitzähriger Schmetterlingsstrauch German
spitzähriger Sommerflieder German
Zottelstrauch German
arbre aux papillons French
arbuste aux papillons French
buddléa French
buddléa de David French
buddleia de David French
lilas de Chine French
lilas d'été French
budleia Spanish
albero delle farfalle Italian
buddleia Italian
buddleia di David Italian
vlinderstruik Dutch
arbusto-das-borboletas Portuguese
budleia Portuguese
flor-de-mel Portuguese
syrenbuddleja Swedish
буддлея Давида Russian
буддлея изменчивая Russian
kelebek çalısı Turkish
budleja Davida Polish
omżyn Davida Polish
nyáriorgona Hungarian
budlejë Albanian
Давидова будлея Bulgarian
budleia Catalan
dà yè zuì yú cǎo Chinese
大叶醉鱼草 Chinese
komule Davidova Czech
budleja Davidova Slovak
davidova budleja Slovene