The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'

butterfly bush

Photo of Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'


A buddleja with dense spikes of fragrant, dark purple flowers from July to September. In autumn the pointed grey-green leaves turn butter-yellow. This popular, flowering shrub is perfect for a sunny border. The dazzling, honey-scented, summer flowers spikes attract butterflies and other beneficial insects into the garden.


  • Shrubs

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Attractive to bees
  • Scented flowers

Care instructions

Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Best hard pruned every spring.


Size: Large

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 300cm

Eventual spread: 500cm

Special conditions

  • Coastal
  • Exposed