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Buddleia Black Knight Butterfly Bush

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Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii

Hardy, deciduous summer-blooming shrub with spectacular purple flower spikes. It has an arching, spreading habit and typically grows 5 to 10 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide. Perfect for borders and beds. Deer tolerant.

Thrives in average, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained, wet sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune young plants in late winter to promote dense new growth. Matures at 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.

  • Light: Full sun
  • Water: Average
  • Fertilizer: Apply before new growth in spring
  • Height: 5-10 feet
  • Spacing: 4-6 feet