Butterfly Bush Black Knight

Description
Botanical Name: 
Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'

Native to China, Japan. Leaves are dark green on top, silver underneath, simple, opposite, lanceolate, 2"- 6" long. Dark purple, fragrant flowers are in dense, arching, spikelike, slender clusters 4"-12" long. Freezes to ground in winter, but recovers quickly in spring. Good background or accent plant. Deadheading is recommended. Fast growth rate.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Shrubs
Name: 
Butterfly Bush 'Black Knight'
Plant Type: 
Deciduous
Flower: 
Dark purple, slender cluster 4" - 12" long, fragrant
Mature Size: 
6' - 8' x 6' - 8'
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Full sun
Spacing: 
3'
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments
Comments: 

Blossoms attract butterflies.