Butterfly bush - Knowledgebase Question

Spokane, Wa
Question by anjsmama
August 18, 2008
I have a large butterfly bush that I would like to move. When and how is the best way and time to trim and move this plant.
Thank you
~Missy


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Answer from NGA
August 18, 2008

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I'd wait until late winter (Feb. or even March) when the shrub is dormant, reduce the size by about half, then dig and replant. In the spring it will regrow, replacing the missing branches.

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