Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'

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Butterfly Bush

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Fragrant, deep purple flowers are sure to attract butterflies.
Considered a shrub farther south, in the Midwest it will die back to the ground in the winter and reemerge in the spring.

Height

48-60 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Buddleias benefit from an application of mulch for the winter and need a spring pruning.

Good Companions

Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), New York Aster (Aster novi-belgii), Cottage Pink (Dianthus plumarius)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Well-drained
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