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Q.How do I prune a butterfly bush?

Zone 6 | Alice McIntyre added on May 6, 2014 | Answered

How far back should I prune? I want it to grow to about 6-8 ft.

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Answered on May 7, 2014

Have you ever pruned it before? If so, you have an idea of how much it grows after you prune it. You also want it to be full and have a nice shape. This article will tell you the basics : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/butterfly-bush/butterfly-bush-pruning-how-to-prune-a-butterfly-bush.htm
Don't be afraid to experiment until you get the look you want.

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