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Buddelia davidii (Butterfly Bush 'Black Knight')

Butterfly Bush 'Black Knight'

Buddelia davidii 'Black Knight'

Deciduous shrub best grown in full sun and in well-drained soils. Can grow in shade, however will develop a weed-like habit. Regular pruning will benefit the growth habit and promote better blooms. Mulch throughout the winter to prevent death from freezing temperatures. 


Fragrant flower spikes can be up to 10 inches long, and do well when cut and used in floral arrangments. They begin to appear in the early spring and continue through fall. "Black Knight" cultivar has very dark purple blooms, nearly a shade of black. 



Accent Plant
Butterfly Bush
Mass Plantings

Flower Color:

Dark Purple

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Height

6-8 Feet

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Spread

3-5 Feet

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Buddelia davidii 'Black Knight'

Interesting Notes


USDA Hardiness Zone 7b

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Item Description
BUD-BLK-03 BUDDELIA, BLACK KNIGHT View Current Crop Photo

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
Medium
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Perennial
Water Needs
Medium