Buddleia Blue Chip, Butterfly Bush, street view
Buddleia Blue Chip, Butterfly Bush, landscape

Buddleia Blue Chip, Butterfly Bush

Blue Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleia belongs to the wonderful Lo and Behold series, a group that grows low and blooms profusely. Intense blue flower spikes appear on Blue Chip Butterfly Bush continually from June to September, and sometimes to frost. Its fragrant flowers are adored by butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Makes a wonderful cut flower. Blue Chip displays an arching habit and grows 2′ tall. Plants prefer full sun. Blue Chip Butterfly Bush prefers full sun, resists deer and rabbits, and is drought tolerant. Cut back hard in spring.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Buddleia Blue Chip

Common Name

Butterfly Bush

Bloom Color

Blue

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

12-24″

Width

12-24″

Uses

Birds, Bees, Beds, Butterflies, Cut Flower, Easy Care, Hedge, Hummingbirds, Long Blooming, Mass Plantings, Specimen

Resistance

Deer, Drought, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Clay

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

5-9

Plant Type

Shrub