Butterfly Bush - Black Knight
Butterflies Love Purple Spikes
The Butterfly Bush 'Black Knight', Buddleia 'Black Knight', is a vigorous growing shrub that boasts dark purple flower from mid-summer.
This shrub flowers summer and fall and is easy to grow. It matures to 4'-6' with a spread of 4'-5'. Its' many spikes of dark purple flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds all season. It grows well in full sun.
This deciduous shrub blooms mid-summer to early fall. Butterflies and bees will flock to the honey-scented blossoms, whose dilute nectar is sweetest in midday sun.
Plant it near a path or patio and the shrub will provide a delightful fragrance for you, too.
It's generally pest-free. This plant blooms on new growth and should be pruned back to the ground in spring. In cooler areas, the foliage may die back to the ground in winter.
It can be used for borders, back of gardens, an accent plant, a deciduous hedge, or in rock gardens.
*Spikes of Dark Purple Flowers
*Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds
|Family||Buddleia 'Black Knight'|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 5 feet|
|Mature Form||Upright, Spreading|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Dark Purple|