pruning - Knowledgebase Question

national park, Ne
Question by dsmith13
October 11, 2009
I have a butterfly bush that is way way (and I do mean way) overgrown. When should I trim it back?

Answer from NGA
October 11, 2009


After your first hard frost you can prune your butterfly bush back. The frost will send it into dormancy and it will not be damaged from the pruning. In the spring it will regrow and flower for you. Best wishes with your plant!

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