When to Trim Butterfly Bushes?

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The most common recommendation for trimming your butterfly bushes would be in November for the winter. You would want to trim back to about 4 feet high so heavy snows won't break the branches. You can find more info at: butterflybushes.com
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1. Remove any branches that appear to be dead in the spring. Depending on your climate, your bush might only flower on new wood, so getting rid of any dead branches will help. 2.
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Butterfly Bush is a "sub-shrub" sort of half way between a perennial and a shrub. It's wood is short lived and will sometimes not survive harsh winters. However it is quite
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I live in zone 6b, and I cut mine down to the ground every year. I did it a few weeks ago.
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Caring for a butterfly bush is not that hard, they are hardy plants. Make sure it has proper drainage. In the summer, you need to water them about once a week, once established. Pruning
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