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Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

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Full Sun

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DESCRIPTION

The Black Knight Butterfly Bush is a stunning shrub that adds a burst of vibrant colour to any garden or landscape. With its long, arching flower spikes that are packed with deep, purple-black blooms, this butterfly bush provides a striking visual display that is sure to impress. The Black Knight Butterfly Bush is also a favourite of pollinators, including butterflies and hummingbirds, who are attracted to its nectar-rich blooms. In addition to its stunning flower spikes, the Black Knight Butterfly Bush has a long bloom time, providing a continuous source of nectar and pollen for pollinators throughout the growing season. This shrub is also easy to grow and care for, making it an excellent choice for gardeners of all skill levels. With its attractive blooms, pollinator-friendly nature, and low-maintenance requirements, the Black Knight Butterfly Bush is a standout choice for any garden or landscape design.

Care Guide

  • Watering: Water regularly during the growing season, especially during hot and dry weather. Allow soil to dry slightly between waterings
  • Maintenance: Remove dead or diseased wood in the spring. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage more blooms
  • Pruning: Pinch back new growth in early summer to encourage branching and a fuller plant. Cut back the entire plant to about 12 inches in late fall or early spring to promote vigorous new growth the following season
  • (Optional):Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring, just before new growth begins

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Planting Instructions

Planting trees or plants is easy! First, begin by digging a hole that's twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Place the tree or plant in the hole and add some bonemeal fertilizer. Backfill with fresh soil if needed and water thoroughly. Water regularly until roots are established to keep the plant healthy. Enjoy your new tree or plant!

FEATURES

Latin Name

Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'

Common Name

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Current Size

Approx. 1-2ft

Hardiness Zone

5

Bloom Time

Summer

Mature Width

4 ft

Mature Height

4-6ft

Flower Colour

Purple

Growth Rate

Fast

Sun

Full Sun

Pruning

Late Winter/Early Spring

Water

Approx. 1-2 times per week

Foliage

Green

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