Butterfly Bushes
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Butterfly Bushes

Zone Lothian, Md. 20711 | Mariann Shepherd added on November 14, 2017 | Answered

Should Butterfly Bushes be pruned? If so, when and how short?

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on November 15, 2017

    This hardy shrub can handle just about anything. They aren't picky on when and how much you prune. I prefer doing most pruning in winter, though. This will ensure that it get its best looking growth when it comes back. You can prune as much as you want, but i usually prune it to about 1 or 2 feet from the ground. Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/butterfly-bush/butterfly-bush-pruning-how-to-prune-a-butterfly-bush.htm

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