Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'

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Butterfly Bush

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Wine-red blooms are a butterfly, hummingbird and human pleaser!
Considered a shrub in southern North America, but in the Midwest it will die back to the ground in the winter and reemerge in the spring.

Height

48-60 Inches

Spread

48 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Buddleias benefit from an application of mulch for the winter and need a pruning in the spring

Good Companions

Zebra Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Meadow Sage (Salvia verticillata), Yarrow (Achillea ), Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Rich
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