butterfly bush in pot - Knowledgebase Question

new york city, Ne
Question by leecaj
October 19, 2009
I have bought a butterfly bush a while ago but never got to plant it yet, with winter comming I am going to leave it in the pot ,will it be all right till spring like this?


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Answer from NGA
October 19, 2009

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The roots will freeze if left in a pot above ground. If you cannot plant it in the ground now I'd recommend at least sinking the pot into the soil near the foundation of your home to help insulate it from winter weather. If you don't I'm afraid the shrub can die over the winter months. Wish I had better news for you!

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