Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'

Butterfly Bush


Photo courtesy of Walters Garden, Inc.

  • Shrub produces purple-red flower average 20 inches long
  • Fragrant
  • Award winner for it vigorous, compact and floriferous habit
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Buddleias should be planted in a full sun location with fertile, moist, well-drained soil. In northern winters, most of the wood will die. Cut deadwood in the spring. Very late to break dormancy in the spring.

Height: 5-6 ft
Spacing: 36 in
Price Level 1: $10.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Purple, Red
Zone: 5-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $40~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained