Summer Lilac - Buddleja Black Knight
In the flower garden, a colourful variety of flowers is clearly in the foreground. It is the flower meadow that enchants the observer, the orchard, the stone or cottage garden where there are always fragrant flowers in season to fill your vases with cut flowers. A Buddleja should not be missing in these gardens. In addition, a garden with summer lilac davidii Black Knight offers a harmonious coexistence of humans and local insects, such as bees, butterflies and many other insects
What are summer lilacs suitable for?
Summer lilacs enjoy a variety of uses. Buddleja can be planted solitarily or in groups. The summer lilac is also popular as a flowering hedge plant
Buddleja davidii in your garden
This summer lilac enchants with dark purple flowers from July to October. If you cut back the Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight', which is otherwise very undemanding, in spring you will be rewarded with many flowers. Removing dead leaves during the flowering season prolongs the flowering period of this garden plant considerably. The shrub can grow up to 3 metres high and 2 metres wide. If you place different coloured varieties close to each other, it looks as if the lilac is flowering in several colours. The summer lilac grows as a shrub and can therefore also be used as a hedge plant. The summer lilac provides a rich source of nectar for bumblebees, bees and butterflies, especially in the flowering season. The shrub tolerates the sea breeze quite well and can therefore be a good solution for gardens near the coast.
Buy summer lilac
For 1 metre you will need about 5 plants.
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use Buddleja davidii Black Knight all year round