Deliciously fragrant blooms of deep, velvety purple open on wands from midsummer to fall, attracting flocks of butterflies. This plant is easy and foolproof to grow, despite heat, drought or poor soil. Deer tend to avoid. Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:6 - 8 feet
Spread:6 - 8 feet
Spacing:6 - 8 feet
Flowering Date:Mid summer to first frost.
Planting Instructions:Set plant at same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly.
Winter Care:No pruning needed.
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.