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Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Near black blooms attract pollinators
Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Near black blooms attract pollinators

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$18.99

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Deliciously fragrant blooms of deep, velvety purple open on long 10" wands from midsummer to fall, attracting flocks of butterflies. 6-8' tall and wide, this plant is easy and foolproof to grow, despite heat, drought or poor soil. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Ships in 3" pot. Zones 4-9. Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight' Not available in OR. Deer tend to avoid.
  • Zone 5-9
  • Height 6 - 10 feet
  • Flowering Date Mid summer to first frost.

We ship this item in Fall.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
    • Common Name: Black Knight Butterfly Bush
    • Form: Tree/Shrub
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 6 - 10 feet
    • Spread: 6 - 8 feet
    • Spacing: 6 - 8 feet
    • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
    • Flowering Date: Mid summer to first frost.
    • Winter Care: No pruning needed.
    • Shipping Season: Fall
    • Flower Color: purple
    • Flower Form: Lilac-like, spikes up to 10" long at branch tips only.
    • Foliage Type: Dark green, lance shaped pointed up to 10" long.
    • Pruning: Cut back all flowering stems close to the base (down to 12-15") in early spring as new growth begins.
    • Pruning Time: Early spring, as new growth begins.
    • Soil Requirement: Light, chalky, sandy soils, tolerates dry soil.
    • Additional Information: Flowers are produced on new wood, so it's best to prune back almost to ground in early spring before it begins to grow.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2017 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    5A 4/3/17 - 6/9/17
    5B 3/20/17 - 6/9/17
    6A 3/6/17 - 6/9/17
    6B 3/6/17 - 6/9/17
    7A & 7B 2/27/17 - 6/9/17
    8A & 8B 2/20/17 - 5/19/17
    9A - 10B 2/13/17 - 5/19/17
    Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 5th, 2017
    Zones 8-10: May 15th, 2017

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