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3 Gal. Black Knight Butterfly Bush with Purple Flowers

$5380
  • Disease-resistant butterfly bush grows in USDA zones 6 to 9
  • Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other insects
  • Perennial bush ideal for borders and various types of gardens
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Product Overview

Best known for its eye-catching profusion of lightly fragrant, dark violet purple flower spikes that attract butterflies, hummingbirds and other beneficial pollinators all summer long. This fast growing, deciduous shrub has grayish green, willow-like foliage and an arching, spreading habit. Flowers are borne in elongated clusters on arching branches. Wonderful choice for borders, cottage gardens, butterfly gardens, near the foundation and within cutting gardens.
  • Carefree and easy to grow
  • Magnet for butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects
  • Deep purple, almost black, flowers bloom all summer long
  • Thrives in full sun and grows in almost any soil
  • Ships in a 9.25 in. round (3 Gal.) black nursery pot
  • We're sorry, but due to state regulations, this plant cannot be shipped to California
  • Performs best in USDA plant zones 6-9
  • To accommodate mature size, space about 4 ft. away from other plants or structures, for a hedge, space 3 ft. apart
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Ratings
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Sun ToleranceFull SunFull SunFull Sun
Mature Height (in.)72 in.72 in.96 in.
Additional CharacteristicsDisease ResistantDeer Resistant,Disease Resistant,Drought TolerantAttracts Butterflies
Hardiness Zone6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Common NameButterfly BushSpiraeaButterfly Bush
Evergreen or DeciduousDeciduousDeciduousDeciduous
Water RequirementsTwice a weekTwice a weekEvery other week
Mature Width (in.)48 in.72 in.60 in.
FragranceNon-FragrantNon-FragrantFragrant
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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
72 in.
Mature Width (in.)
48 in.

Details

Additional Characteristics
Disease Resistant
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
15 in
Best Time to Plant
Year Round
Blossom Color
Purple
Botanical Name
Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight
Common Name
Butterfly Bush
Evergreen or Deciduous
Deciduous
Fragrance
Non-Fragrant
Growth Habit
Multi-stemmed
Hardiness Zone
6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Optimal Soil Condition
Neutral
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
48
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
Bees,Birds,Butterflies,Hummingbirds,Pollinators
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

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It looks like it is dead. Seems like it went into shock when planted. Still waiting to see if i...
It looks like it is dead. Seems like it went into shock when planted. Still waiting to see if it snaps out of it. If not, I will return it.
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Although I believe this is "Blue Knight" not "Black Knight" it was a very gorgeous shade of purpl...
Although I believe this is "Blue Knight" not "Black Knight" it was a very gorgeous shade of purple/lavender, healthy, good roots and much hardier than many other Butterfly Bushes in zone 6b, as most of the leaves on old growth limbs did not have to be cut back to the ground, yet another variety of Butterfly Bush in my garden was not this hardy and all above ground growth was not re-sprouting from old growth, only from the roots. This is another reason this is my favorite variety. A prolific bloomer, great scent, attracted tons of butterflies, hummingbirds, hummingbird moths. This is my favorite Butterfly Bush variety. It out shines any flower in my garden with reliability, low maintenance, tons of flowers with scent filling the air at times.
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    Beautiful healthy plant...
    Beautiful healthy plant
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      As best as can be expected when shipping plants that...
      As best as can be expected when shipping plants that size by mail.
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        Expensive disappointment
        I purchased two of these plants last August. Planted, fertilized and watered as instructed. They did not make it! Will not purchase plants at this cost through Home Depot again. I know that butterfly bushes do well in my area since many neighbors and businesses have them growing. These plants were shipped from Florida, arriving in a poor state. I revived them, but they are dried sticks now. So disappointed when paying over $80. for plants.
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          The bush was crammed into a small, skinny box and...
          The bush was crammed into a small, skinny box and nearly dead on arrival. When I removed it from the box, the dirt was very dry and it all fell off the root ball. The plant did manage to survive but due to the damage, it is very sparse looking in several areas.
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          So far, so good. I even have a few blooms...
          So far, so good. I even have a few blooms already.
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          Black Knight Butterfly Bush disappointment
          A tiny plant arrived in a 3 gallon bucket. Was expecting at least a couple of feet tall and some flowering. This was a gift for someone, so I was embarrassed when they showed it to me.
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            These two bushes Arrived in perfect shape!...
            These two bushes Arrived in perfect shape!
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