Plant Database forum: Buddleja - Buddleia

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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
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flaflwrgrl
Sep 15, 2014 9:10 PM CST
I know that Buddleja is the correct way of spelling it since we have things right here @ ATP but it seems 90% of the internet & *regular folks* spell it Buddleia including most online plant vendors. Last night I had a devil of a time finding them in our db b/c Santa Rosa Gardens has them spelled as Buddleia. As I would come to our db, I was getting confused which site I was on & looking for Buddleia here which obviously didn't work.
Is there any way Dave, that you can write a program where when someone puts Buddleia into the db search it will ask them if they mean Buddleja? It seems to me that a lot of people will get frustrated when they can't find *Buddleia*.
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Sep 15, 2014 10:11 PM CST

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It could be added as an also-sold-as name in the Buddleja entries.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Sep 15, 2014 11:08 PM CST

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yes Zuzu, I think that would be good to have that added to all the entries, that way it will come up in searches no matter which spelling is used, like this one: Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
Probably some @Dave could add quickly.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Sep 16, 2014 7:53 AM CST

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Calif_Sue said:Probably some @Dave could add quickly.


You're right and this is done! Big Grin
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Region: California Plant Database Moderator Roses Irises Clematis Garden Photography
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Calif_Sue
Sep 16, 2014 7:57 AM CST

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I tip my hat to you. Thumbs up
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Sep 16, 2014 7:58 AM CST
Thank you so much Dave! Thank You!
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Sep 16, 2014 7:59 AM CST

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I tip my hat to you.
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plantladylin
Sep 16, 2014 8:02 AM CST
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purpleinopp
Sep 25, 2014 1:30 PM CST
Thanks, I asked for this last week.
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