Black Knight Butterfly Bush - Graceful trusses smothered with dark purple flowers from midsummer to fall attract flocks of butterflies. 6-8' tall with a similar spread. Ships in a 4" pot. Zones 4-9 Buddleia davidii ‘Black Knight’...the photo does not do this beautiful plant justice...dark almost black flowerettes with hearts of bright magenta.
Buddleia, or Butterfly bush, is a flowering shrub that produces clusters of nectar-rich flowers all summer long. perennial in Zones 5-10, it dies back to the ground in severe winters, only to return bigger in spring. Most varieties grow 3- 6' tall, dwarf forms to 2' tall. Flowers can be shades of purple, blue, yellow, pink, lavender, white, red. Plant them in a sunny spot. Butterflies come in droves!