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Buddleia davidii 'Ellen's Blue'

Also called Summer Lilac


More About Buddleia davidii 'Ellen's Blue'

  • Long, upright panicles of fragrant, true blue florets
  • Arching branches display gray-green leaves
  • Attractive to butterflies
  • Popular as a fresh cut flower
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall

Zone:

5

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

120-150 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Ellen's Blue Butterfly Bush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in a well-drained soil, in full sun. Removing spent flower spikes will promote additional blooming. Prune back in late winter to maintain shape, and encourage growth and flowering for the following season.


Buddleia davidii 'Ellen's Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Rounded
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Specimen