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Royal Red Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red'

Pronunciation: BUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
SKU #01356
5-9

Good to grow! 9

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OVERVIEW
Description Spectacular summer color from conical clusters of rich, purple-red flowers. The nectar-rich flowers have a splendid fragrance. A beautiful selection with a naturally relaxed habit giving it a loftier, shorter appearance than taller varieties. A good background or accent plant for a perennial border or cutting garden. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Midsummer through Fall
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Vase-Shaped
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May die to the ground in colder zones, regrowing from the roots in spring. Elsewhere, prune in late fall or early spring. Feed in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.