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Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'

ROYAL RED BUTTERFLY BUSH

Buy Royal Red Butterfly Bush online. Royal Red has large clusters of fragrant purplish-red (more purple then red) panicles to 20". This award winner, blooms from mid summer to frost. Closed buds are more burgundy red than other varieties.

Height:

5-9 Feet

Spread:

5-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Prefers Dry Soils
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Fall Flowering
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rain Garden
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Buddleia is slightly difficult to grow and needs to be planted in locations where it does not stay wet. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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