Black Knight Butterfly Bush
Black Knight Butterfly Bush
LightFull Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom TimeMid summer to first frost.
Height6 - 8 feet
Soil RequirementLight, chalky, sandy soils, tolerates dry soil.
We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.
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Black Knight Butterfly Bush Description
Put this flowering shrub front and centre in your border or pollinator garden—it produces sweet, honey-scented blooms that lure butterflies and hummingbirds to the landscape in droves. Enjoy it near a porch or patio, along a well-traveled pathway or as an exotic specimen planting. Carefree and nearly foolproof to grow, it tolerates heat, drought and poor soil with ease.Buddleia davidii
- Botanical NameBuddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
- Hardiness Zone5-9
- Flowering TimeMid summer to first frost.
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower ColorDeep dark Purple.
- Flower FormLilac-like, spikes up to 10" long at branch tips only.
- Foliage TypeDark green, lance shaped pointed up to 10" long.
- Growth RateFast
- Height/Habit6 - 8 feet
- Spread6 - 8 feet
- Planting InstructionsSet plant at same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly.
- Soil RequirementsLight, chalky, sandy soils, tolerates dry soil.
- Will TolerateDry Soil
- PruningCut back all flowering stems close to the base (down to 12-15") in early spring as new growth begins.
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