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Butterfly Bush 'Royal Red'

Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red'
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Typically available late spring through late fall. Call your favorite store for current availability. 

Deciduous shrub blooms with dozens of aromatic, purple-red flower spikes summer through fall. Has a rounded, relaxed growth habit with gray-green, lance-shaped leaves. Plant in containers, borders, as a pollinator attractant or accent plant.

Plant with Lantana 'Trailing Purple'


  • Landscape Size: 6' tall, 6' width
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Arching
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Humming Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Long Bloom Season, Fragrant Flowers

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Performs best in enriched, well draining soil. Apply a flower fertilizer in spring. Promote blooms and keep a clean appearance by removing spent flowers. Prune in late winter to early spring.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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