Buddleia davidii 'Attraction' /Attraction Butterfly Bush


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Scientific Name: Buddleia davidii 'Attraction'
Common Name: Attraction Butterfly Bush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Red, Purple
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: As close to red as any buiddleia. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Prune back this species severely in late winter because flowers are produced on new spring growth, not last year's growth like many spring flowering plants. This shrub is not that attractive when not in bloom. Consequently, place it a grouping of other shrubs.