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Q.Butterfly bushes

Zone 48314 | Jpar1953 added on September 15, 2017 | Answered

Do I cut a butterfly bush back in the fall or spring or not at all?
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Answered on September 16, 2017

You can definitely cut it back. Some people actually cut the whole thing to about 2 feet from the ground. You don't have to, but you can. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/butterfly-bush/butterfly-bush-pruning-how-to-prune-a-butterfly-bush.htm

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