The Butterfly Bush ‘Royal Red’, Buddleia ‘Royal Red’, is not quite a true red color, it has purple and red flowers. This is a beautiful upright growing shrub.
It has vigorous growth that boasting purple/red flowers from mid-summer and they are butterfly magnets. This bush is easy to grow and flowers summer and fall.
With a name like Butterfly Bush you might expect a shrub to attract butterflies. It’s more than attractive; it’s a magnet for all the butterflies that pass through your garden seeking the flowers nectar.
This deciduous bush blooms mid-summer to early fall. Butterflies and bees will flock to the honey-scented blossoms, whose dilute nectar is sweetest in midday sun.
Plant it near a path or patio and the shrub will provide a delightful fragrance for you, too. It’s generally pest-free.
This plant new growth will appear at the blooms and this shrub should be pruned to the ground in spring unless you are looking for a extremely tall bush.
* Purple/Red Flowers!