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#110120 Aug 14th, 2007 at 06:46 PM
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When we first moved into this house, I saw a dead stump with some dried seed pods on it. It looked like a dead lilac to me and when I snapped the branch, it was brown so I knew it was dead for sure. Come spring, lots of foliage sprouted, and it had a squarish stem with a faint smell. I assumed it was a mint or something invasive. Now, I see flowers that are opened and they smell fantastic! I'm 99% sure its a butterfly bush...I've always wanted one, at least the previous owners left something good lol


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kennyso #110127 Aug 14th, 2007 at 06:49 PM
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They do smell soo good.




Bestofour #110142 Aug 14th, 2007 at 06:55 PM
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Does it smell spicey? All of my butterfly bushes do, no matter what the color of the flowers, and they also make me sneeze! But I have lots of them anyway!


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plants 'n pots #110163 Aug 14th, 2007 at 07:04 PM
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I have a white one and purple one and they smell sweet - not spicey at all.





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