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Q.Butterfly plants

Zone 48611 | lindanedz added on August 28, 2017 | Answered

Should the butterfly plant be cut back in the fall

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Answered on August 28, 2017

There is butterfly weed and butterfly bush. I'll assume you are talking about the butterfly bush, Buddleia. It will die back in winter in northern climes. Cut it back to 6 inches when it is dormant, in early winter to early spring wherever you live since it blooms on new wood,

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