Black Knight Butterfly Bush

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Buddleia davidii x 'Black Knight'

Buddle-ia: after Adam Buddle, English botanist. Butterfly bush is fragrant, colorful, and attracts butterflies. Perfect for planting outside a window for a delightful show of butterflies & hummingbirds.

Black Knight: The darkest of all davidii cultivars; in evening hours its dark purple becomes inky black. Open habit.

*Deer Resistant*         

Photos Courtesy of Our Growing Friends at Casey Nursery in Goldsboro, NC & Flowerwood Wholesale Nursery in Loxley, AL                                                                              

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 6' - 8'
Spread 4' - 6'
Shape Upright & Arching
Primary Foliage Color Medium Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Sheds leaves during colder months
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Deep, Dark Purple
Pollinator Friendly
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Sun to partial shade
Water Preferences
Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 5  to 9