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Buzz® Hot Raspberry Butterfly Bush (Buddleia)

Buddleia davidii Hot Raspberry
SKU: HC017760
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Buzz® 'Hot Raspberry' Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) wakes up summer’s doldrums with splendid raspberry-pink flowers. Blooming from early summer to late fall, the sweetly scented shrub is a magnet for many pollinators, especially butterflies. This compact habit is perfect for smaller spaces, a lovely addition to a perennial bed or large container planting. The flowers and foliage make lovely bouquets.
key features
Botanical Name
Buddleia davidii Hot Raspberry
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average, Moist / Wet
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer to late fall


(36-48" tall x 24-36" wide) Buzz® 'Hot Raspberry' Butterfly Bush is an exceptional addition to the pollinator-friendly garden. Flowering from early summer to late fall with 6-8-inch tapering spikes of magenta blossoms, they add a colorful, long-blooming element to the garden. Butterflies and hummingbirds will make 'Hot Raspberry' their favorite stop! At 3-4 feet tall, 'Hot Raspberry' is a great choice for a small garden or a nice selection to work into a perennial bed without it taking over. Also lovely in containers, its sweet honey scent can be enjoyed along with the butterflies it attracts. Plant butterfly bush in compost-enriched soil with good drainage in a sunny to part sun location. Water well to establish, thereafter it is a water-thrifty plant. Deadhead spent flowers to keep more flowers coming. In mid-spring, cut stems back to 3 inches long to stimulate good growth and lots of flowers. This rabbit and deer resistant shrub is an easy-to-grow selection for a long season of colorful blossoms. Hardy in zones 4-9.
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