• Attracts butterflies like no other plant
• Drought tolerant
• Long blooming period
Your morning coffee time will never be the same!
Bright, fragrant blooms draw in hoards of butterflies and hummingbirds.
Plant the butterfly bush in groupings or in rows for a summer long spectacular show.
Butterfly Bush works in the perennial garden and as an accent plant.
This deciduous shrub highlights any garden. The large, elongated clusters of blooms provide ample nectar for all varieties of butterflies and hummingbirds.
In the heat of the summer, this star shines. A profusion of flowers from mid-July until the first frost reward you month after month with uninterrupted blooming.
Your well developed 3 gallon container plant will reach its mature height of 4-6 ft. the first year.
This Butterfly Bush is highly adaptable and will tolerate most growing conditions, including clay and sandy soils. It’s a drought tolerant plant that requires little water once established.
Your Butterfly Bush will give you year after year of enjoyment.
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Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Black Knight Butterfly Bush.
If you're planting a hedge, mark out a visual guide by placing stakes five to six feet apart and looping string around them. Plant the where the stakes are and they'll grow together to make a dense privacy screen.
First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.
Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.
Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.
Next, separate the roots of your Black Knight Butterfly Bush gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.
Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.
To make it just right, use a level.
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.
Water your Black Knight Butterfly Bush again after the transplant is complete.
To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.
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