Butterfly Bushes
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butterfly bush

Zone northern Indiana | Anonymous added on May 3, 2016 | Answered

Every spring my butterfly bush looks like it is dead. There are new shoots coming up from the bottom. Should I cut off the dead growths from last year?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 4, 2016

You can prune as little as the spent flowers or 1/3 of the plant for a shape up.

Butterfly Bush is hardy and can adapt to all pruning.

Here is the pruning article again.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/butterfly-bush/butterfly-bush-pruning-how-to-prune-a-butterfly-bush.htm

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