Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii 'Ellen's Blue') in the Butterfly Bushes Database

Also sold as:
Buddleia
Buddlea

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

love the almost blue color

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