Butterfly Bushes

Transplanting Established Butterfly Bush


Anonymous added on August 18, 2015 | Answered

I have a butterfly bush I had planted in the wrong location about 4-5 yrs ago. I would like to move it but the roots are huge. Can I cut off part of the root without doing damage to the plant? It's planted near our cellar wall and we're afraid it's going to crack the foundation.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 19, 2015

I would wait until this fall to move the plant.

Here is a link with information on moving your plant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/butterfly-bush/tips-for-transplanting-a-butterfly-bush.htm

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