Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'

Red Buddleia, Red Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac

All summer long, these fast-growing shrubs produce masses of fragrant flower clusters attractive to butterflies, moths and hummingbirds. Several cultivars of varying height and flower color are available. Plants need full sun or light shade to bloom profusely. Prune hard before new growth begins in spring. Pinch out the tips of new top growth to promote a more compact shrub, and remove old flowers to encourage new blooms. Blossoms are more visible when foliage is kept low.
Buddleia davidii, Red Buddleia, Red Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac
The richer color of the purplish-red flowers makes this one of the best of the red Butterfly Bushes.

Attributes - Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 8 ft. to 12 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Spider Mites.

Related Plants

Buddleia 'Lochinch', Buddleia davidii, Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight', Buddleia x davidii 'Nanho Purple', Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight', Buddleia davidii 'White Profusion', Buddleia nanhoensis 'Nanho Blue'
 
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