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Buddleja davidii Black Knight

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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 7cm
Available: 19
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $3.41 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Buddleja davidii Black Knight Buddleia, Butterfly Bush,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Hardy, quick-growing deciduous shrub with large, green narrow leaves. Beautiful, fragrant sprays of violet flowers are produced at the end of branches throughout summer. Quick growing and salt tolerant, this shrub attracts butterflies, bees and ladybirds. Easily adds a cottage feel to any landscape. Grows approx 3m tall x 5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Easy to grow shrub, hard prune in late winter to encourage new growth. Prefers a sunny to semi-shaded position in moist, well drained soil. The use of a slow release fertiliser is recommended for pot grown specimens.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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