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Butterfly Bush 'Royal Red'

Genus: Buddleja.

Species: Buddleja davidii.

AGM. Large purple red racemes of scented flowers in mid summer onwards. Flowers attract butterflies in profusion. attractive oval dark green foliage falling in autumn. Suitable for borders or wild gardens. Likes sun or light shade in any reasonable soil. 2.5mX2.5m. Reduce all previous year's growth to within 8cm of origin in early to mid spring.

This is the big one behind and to the right of the turf seat. Cut it back to 5' at most in spring. Any taller than that and it will be an unruly monster by August.

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