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Buddleja davidii ‘Royal Red’

To swap with Gary Worthington

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

First a cutting from Wales. Sits very happily next to our chicken coup. Moved a few times , however cuttings have flourished...

Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Buddleja davidii ‘Royal Red’

Common names

Butterfly bush

Description

Buddleja davidii ‘Royal Red’ (Butterfly bush). This vigorous shrub has long, pointed, dark green leaves with white-felt undersides. In mid-summer to autumn, there are plumes of fragrant, deep purple-red flowers.

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy, and will require full sun with fertile well drained soil. Suitable for a mixed or shrub border, they are generally easy to grow. Prune hard in winter to control shape.

Interest and use

Ornamental, fragrance, border, cutting bed, container. Summer interest. Attracts butterflies

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Buddleja davidii ‘Royal Red’ | Llandogo, Monmouth, NP25 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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