Butterfly Bushes
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planting butterfly bush

Zone 5 | grdngrl.pam added on October 2, 2015 | Answered

Can I plant a butterfly bush in central Illinois now, which is zone 5 without harm to the plant? The plant has been growing in a pot...it is the smaller variety.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 3, 2015

Yes, fall is a good time to plant the Butterfly Bush.

Make sure you water the plant well so that it will have time to become established before it goes dormant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/butterfly-bush/butterfly-bush-care.htm

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