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Davidii Black Knight | Shrub | Buddleja | Garden Beauty

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Buddleja davidii Black Knight

davidii Black Knight
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At a Glance

- Buddleja davidii Black Knight
- Large deep purple scented flowers
- attracts butterflies
- easy to grow
- thrives in most conditions
- hardy

Plant Information

Buddleja davidii Black Knight, commonly known as Butterfly bush. A large growing and vigorous shrub with an upright habit and arching stems which bear large panicles of dark purple blue flowers in late summer. The flowers are scented and are almost magnetic to butterflies and insects which flock to it!

Buddleja davidii Black Knight can be cut back hard in March April to encourage vigorous new growth and to keep the plant in control, for best results remove spent flowers to encourage repeat flowering. RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)


Genus: Buddleja
Variety: davidii Black Knight
Category: Shrub
Reference: budbk

Height & Spread: Height to 4m
Flower Colour: purple
Foliage: Deciduous
Soil Type: Most
Aspect: Full sun to light shade
Season of Interest: Summer into autumn

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions


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