Flowering Bushes with Blue Blooms
Posted August 5, 2011on:
You will find several flowering bushes and shrubs around you which produce blue flowers. Do you want to know names and details of such bushes? If yes then you are reading the right post because I have made a list of bushes which produce blue flowers.
Wedgewood blue is a flowering bush that is a variety of lilac bush. Although lilac refers to a color having a purple shade, blooms of this shrub are of blue color having a lavender margin on their boundaries. You need a sufficient space to grow this bush as it grows 6 feet in height 8 feet in width. Its leaves are thin and have a spade like shape. Flowers on this bush bloom in the month of May and at this time of year blooms are at their full swing.
Russian sage is a perennial shrub that grows between 3 and 5 feet in height. This shrub produces light blue fragrant flowers. Found in central Asia and Russia, this flowering shrub is not only grown for its beautiful flowers but people also use these flowers as herbal remedy.
Most of the people know this shrub with the name of butterfly bush. Having more than 100 varieties, these bushes are rich in nectar so they are ideal to grow if you want to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden. This bush can grow up to 10 feet and produce small flowers having indigo blue color. These flowers beautifully hang in bunches from the end of stems.
Nikko Blue Hydrangea
These bushes produce cluster of flowers with four petals. Growing up to a height of 10 feet, nikko blue produces deep azure flowers. This deep blue color depends on the acidity of soil in which this bush is grown. A highly acidic soil turns the flowers to blue color. These bushes start growing from late spring and continue growing until early fall.
That was a list of flowering shrubs which produce blue blooms. If you wish to see flowers in blue color in your garden, you can grow anyone of these.