Butterfly Bushes
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My Butterfly Bush

Zone nyc | cynwitt added on July 30, 2011 | Answered

Are the brown cone like structures alive or should I prune them off? I'm not sure where the flowers come from. Are the brown structures pods?

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PredoTheGardener
Answered on August 1, 2011

The brown structures are gone to seed flowers, prune down to the nearest node and you will get a second flush of flowers on each pruned stem, they will however be smaller than the first flush.

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