Royal Red Butterfly Bush

Royal Red Butterfly Bush

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Introducing the Butterfly Bush Royal Red, or Buddleja Davidii 'Royal Red'. This striking plant is a beloved member of gardens across the country, cherished for its vibrant color and ability to attract colorful butterflies to your outdoor haven.

The Buddleja davidii Royal Red Butterfly Bush is a sight for the eyes planted in any butterfly garden landscape! As long as you have a sunny planting spot this flowering perennial shrub will flourish with huge flower heads whose fragrance will attract butterflies and other pollinators like bees or hummingbirds to your landscape.

This flowering butterfly bush plant features very dark red conical flower heads that have a bloom time from early to mid-summer to early fall at their prime. You can start seeing the clusters of flowers as early as May or June and they will last all the way until September. They will appear on a long shrub-like spike that surrounds the circumference of the plant.

The Butterfly Bush Royal Red is a fantastic landscaping addition, as it adds both aesthetics and function to any outdoor space. Plant it in the garden border, where its stunning reddish-purple blooms can accentuate other colors, or use it as an anchor plant for a butterfly garden. The Royal Red Butterfly Bush is a wonderful way to lend color and vibrancy to patios, balconies, or small spaces. Furthermore, the plant is a pollinator and attracts beautiful butterflies that typically swarm to its lush, nectar-rich bloom.

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The Buddleja Royal Red Butterfly Bush grows to a mature size of 6-8 feet tall, making it an ideal choice for planting in a mixed garden bed or as a colorful hedging option. This butterfly bush thrives in USDA grow zones 5-9, requiring at least six hours of direct sunlight daily to produce its stunning blooms.

When it comes to watering, maintain an average level of moisture in the soil without overwatering. A well-draining soil mixed with organic matter is ideal. Fertilizing this butterfly bush is optional and can be done in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer.

Get ready to let your garden thrive with the Butterfly Bush Royal Red. Whether you want vibrant color, enhanced pollination or an attractant to butterflies, this charming plant serves all purposes. So plant it now, sit back, water as needed, and watch this stunning plant grow and provide added beauty to your garden. 

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Botanical Name
Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red'

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Flower Color

Foliage Color

Mature Width
4-6 ft

Mature Height
6-8 ft

Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Always a big beautiful plant. I like getting 3 gallon versus starter plants.

Dee F.
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was very pleased

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