butterfly bush - Knowledgebase Question

Commerce, GA (Zone 7B)
Question by cass_rockmor
October 2, 2006
We have a butterfly bush that is very tall about 15 ft tall. How do i cut it back without it dying?


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Answer from NGA
October 2, 2006

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Cassie,

Sorry for the delayed reply. Cut the bush back in late winter as far back as you like. Then as it completes bloom cycles in summer shear it back a little and fertilize lightly then water it in well. This will keep it more compact and blooming well.

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