What do I do when I didn't cut back the butterfly bush last fall? - Knowledgebase Question

Kalamazoo, Mi
Question by christy_pier
April 25, 2008
I forgot to cut back my butterfly bush in the fall. Now that it's spring, what do I do for the bush?

Thank you,

Answer from NGA
April 25, 2008


Because butterfly bushes are slow to leaf out in the spring, you can prune yours back now. Pruning will encourage healthy new growth and lots of flowering stems.


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