This is a Buddleia from our garden, taken during last summer. Unfortunately the plant is no longer with us, it succumbed to the drought.
My friend Chris (Eclectic) has an amazing picture of a butterfly perched on one of these flowers, it's - right here -
The Buddleia is named after the botanist - Reverend Adam Buddle -
(1660-1715) Born in Lincolnshire, he was vicar of Farmbridge in Essex.my vfxy
At the Pony Sale...