What to Prune When

Summer-Blooming Trees and Shrubs Plants that bloom in summer, such as potentilla, butterfly bush, and crape myrtle, produce their flowers on new growth.

Information On Butterfly Bush Pruning

Pruning butterfly bush: We all know the importance of pruning shrubs and trees. While it has been said that improper pruning practices result in weakened or damaged plants, this is not the case with the butterfly bush.

Buddleia or Buddleja probably one of the most popular garden shrubs, annual pruning of all davidii varieties will encourage plenty of new growth and larger .

You can train a fountain butterfly bush as a standard, or single stem, so it looks like a small tree. This form is perfect for a smaller garden.

Information On Butterfly Bush Pruning

We all know the importance of pruning shrubs and trees. While it has been said that improper pruning practices result in weakened or damaged plants, this is not the case with the butterfly bush.

Information On Butterfly Bush Pruning

Butterfly Bush Planting: Tips On Caring For Butterfly Bushes Pink Delight variety, can reach 5 feet tall - Hummingbird Gardens

What to Prune When

When to Prune: Summer-Blooming Trees and Shrubs (winter when dormant or early spring, just before they push out their new growth)

Diseases Sooner or later, plant disease will enter your garden. However, there are ways to reduce disease in your garden and in some cases, even prevent plant disease.

How to Prune Butterfly Bushes

To some, the butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) evokes a pleasant image of butterflies flitting from flower to flower. To others, it is simply a large, annoying weed.

Buddleia or Buddleja probably one of the most popular garden shrubs, annual pruning of all davidii varieties will encourage plenty of new growth and larger .

Pruning a butterfly bush

The best way to prune butterfly bushes is with regular deadheading as the flowers brown and then one major whackback at the end of winter.

How and When to Prune Buddleia Butterfly Bushes

What can be better for attracting butterflies than planting Butterfly Bushes: colorful, hardy and easy to care for, the butterfly bush is a flowering.

Use Osmocote in the spring - 3 TBS around a plant that is as big as the one pictured. Butterfly bushes are "slow to wake up" in the spring. The get new growth starting at the bottom.

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