Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red' /Royal Red Butterfly Bush


Close-up of flowers

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Scientific Name: Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'
Common Name: Royal Red Butterfly Bush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red, Purple
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Fragrant flower clusters are purple-magenta and are very long. Prune plant severly in spring to keep height within bounds and to encourage new growth on which flowers are produced. Select a sunny, well drained site for buddlieas.