Dark-knight-butterfly-bush, spectacular summer color from lightly fragrant, dark violet-purple flower spikes. a fast growing shrub that works well as a foundation shrub, an accent plant or as a background in borders. slightly hardier than other varieties, but may die to ground in cold winter areas, emerging vigorously in spring.. 'black knight' butterfly bush’s deep purple blooms create a stunning contrast to its dark green foliage. intensely fragrant and attractive to pollinators, 'black knight' is perfect for planting outside a window for a delightful show of butterflies and hummingbirds. easy to grow, deer-resistant, and useful when planted as a hedge or privacy ..., black knight butterfly bush (buddleja davidii "black knight") is a sturdy, low-maintenance shrub that provides large spikes of deep purple blooms from early summer until autumn..
The black knight butterfly bush is a striking addition to any garden, but it is best suited to a cottage garden style or informal style landscape. its casual growth habit is loose and informal. the dark blossoms look best when contrasted with white or bright yellow planting companions like sunny coreopsis or pristine canterbury bells., award-winning buddleja davidii 'black knight' (butterfly bush) is a vigorous large deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, dark green leaves with white-felted undersides, and sweetly scented, elongated panicles of dark purple, almost black flowers. borne at the tips of current year's growth, the long flower spikes, up to 10 in. (25 cm), are on display from ....
Black knight butterfly bush is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition., as its name implies, the black knight butterfly bush is the butterfly whisperer of the flower world. it entices butterflies to stop by for a sip of its sweet and fragrant nectar. this sweet-scented plant brings the biggest gathering of butterflies in the afternoon when its honey-scented nectar sweetens in the sun..
'black knight' is a butterfly bush cultivar which features almost black flowers. it is a deciduous shrub with an arching, spreading habit which typically grows 6-8' tall if not cut back in late winter and 4-5' tall if cut back., a reliable performer, 'dark knight' flowers heavily every year. of modest size, it can be used in front of low walls, as a hedge or in groups around the base of larger shrubs, small trees and upright evergreens. avoid heavy wet clay soils.