Buddleja Black Knight
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
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: Summer flowers and autumn colour.
Height / Spread: 3m x 5m (10ft x 15ft)
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
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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