Butterfly Bush 'Black Knight'

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The Black Knight Butterfly Bush is loaded with large, showy clusters of deep purple, nearly black flowers from early summer all the way until frost! Very fragrant, with a strong fruity scent that lingers in the garden air. Attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds like a magnet! One of the most fragrant varieties of Butterfly Bush available. Very hardy and vigorous, be sure to give it plenty of space.

Plant Details


Latin Name:
Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
Plant Type:
Deciduous Shrub
Care :
Prefers average, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Does not tolerate standing water.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Vase-shaped habit
Plant Height:
5-8 Feet
Plant Width:
5-8 Feet
Narrow green leaves with a silvery underside.
Large, showy deep purple, highly fragrant flowers from early summer to first frost.
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  • 6
  • 7
Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Urban Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Fast Growing