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Out of Season Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Honey-Sweet Fragrance

Striking dark purple-blue panicles bloom in the heat of summer when other plants are done flowering. Growing 8- to 10-ft. tall, hardy shrub's honey-sweet fragrance attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Excellent for cut flowers. Deer resistant. Plant in full sun. Zones 5-9.



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  • Botanical Name: Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
  • Height: 6 - 15 feet
  • Spacing: 6 - 8 feet
  • Depth: Plant so the crown is below soil level.
  • Spread: 6 - 9 feet
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Color: Deep dark purple.
  • Foliage: Dark green, lance shaped pointed up to 10 inches long. Loses leaves and may die back in Winter.
  • Blooms: Long season, from midsummer to Autumn.
  • Zone: 5 - 9
  • Form: Shrub.
  • Flower Form: 1/4 inch on 10-inch long spikes.
  • Soil Requirements: Light, well-drained and sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Will grow quickly even up to 24 inches the first year.
  • Pruning: Plants may die back in the North. If they do not die back, prune to the ground in spring. In the South, prune to thin and clear old wood.
  • Comments: An easy-to-grow shrub that should be an essential feature in all yards. Butterflies and hummingbirds can't resist the honey-scented blooms. Place near a patio or pathway and enjoy their fragrance.

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