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Buddleia davidii Hot Raspberry
Light: Full sun, a southern exposure.
Temperature: Perennial hardy in Zones 5 to 9
Watering: Water when the surface of the soil is visibly dry. These are not drought tolerant plants, so be sure to water more often in the summer months - especially if planted in containers.
Soil: Well drained soil, but is not picky about soil quality. No need to build up high organic matter with compost or fertilize regularly.
Comments: Buddleia Butterfly bush is a wonderfully easy to grow plant. It welcomes butterflies and even hummingbirds to it's gorgeous blooms!
A colorful new butterfly bush from the Buzz® series, ‘Hot Raspberry’ has gorgeous, 6-8” long, bright raspberry colored flowers. From early summer all the way through fall, Butterflies, honeybees & hummingbirds enjoy visiting these striking flowers for their nectar. Hot Raspberry is compact and grows 2-3’ tall, so container gardening or small fill spaces are perfect for this butterfly bush. Grow in well drained (but not dry) soil in full sun and deadhead the old blooms to promote continual flowering throughout the summer and fall.