Buddleia Black Knight, Butterfly Bush 3
Buddleia Black Knight, Butterfly Bush 3Buddleia Black Knight, Butterfly Bush 3

Buddleia Black Knight, Butterfly Bush

It’s royalty around here, our most popular Butterfly Bush.

A beloved classic, Black Night Butterfly Bush features dark purple, almost black 4-10″ long flowers clusters from June into fall. Its fragrant flowers are adored by butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Makes a wonderful cut flower. Black Night displays an arching habit and grows 4-5′ tall. Black Knight Butterfly Bush prefers full sun, resists deer and bunnies and is drought tolerant. Cut back hard in early spring.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Buddleia Black Knight

Common Name

Butterfly Bush

Bloom Color

Purple

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

72-96″

Width

36-60″

Uses

Birds, Bees, Beds, Butterflies, Cut Flower, Easy Care, Hedge, Hummingbirds, Long Blooming, Mass Plantings, Specimen

Resistance

Deer, Drought, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Clay

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

5-9

Plant Type

Shrub