Buddleja Black Knight

Plant Details

The sensational dark purple, scented flower spikes are perfect for attracting butterflies, bees and moths throughout the summer.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowers and autumn colour.

Height / Spread: 3m x 5m (10ft x 15ft)

Growing Tips & Additional Information

Plant in an area where you can appreciate the scent and the visiting butterflies.

Where to Plant: Borders

Pests and Diseases: Minimal

Plant Care: Deadhead after flowering. In spring cut back the previous years growth to new shoots.

Care and Time: Medium - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: Masses of fragrant flower spikes which attract an abundance of wildlife.

History: The Buddleja genus consists of both evergreen and deciduous varieties, mainly shrubs, but a few trees.

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