The Great Butterfly Bush Debate
Does Butterfly Bush have a place in butterfly gardening? It depends. The topic has been widely debated. Depending who you ask, it is either the best thing since sliced bread or the plant that will destroy the entire ecosystem of North America.
North American Butterfly Association publishes two magazines for its members: American Butterflies and Butterfly Gardener. In the summer of 2012, an entire issue of Butterfly Gardener was devoted to the pros and cons of Butterfly Bush. The entire issue has been posted on the NABA website in order to help each person be better informed about the use and misuse of this plant in butterfly gardening and home landscaping. Read the entire issue