Butterfly Bush Planting: Tips On Caring For Butterfly Bushes

Butterfly Bush Care – How To Care For A Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bushes are grown for their long panicles of colorful flowers and their ability to attract butterflies and beneficial insects. Read this article to learn how to care for a butterfly bush of your own.

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) 'Black Night' - Don't fertilize or overwater. Do deadhead. In spring, very slow to break dormancy. 4 ft. high and wide. For full sun. (Good article.)

Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush Black Night, Buddleia davidii – dwarf grows wide and tall - drough tolerant - DEADHEAD - slow from winter dormancy - not a heavy feeder - compost around plant in spring, degrees

How To Train A Butterfly Bush Into A Tree

How To Train A Butterfly Bush Into A Tree

Deer Repellent - Pink Delight Butterfly Bush

Deer Repellent - Pink Delight Butterfly Bush (along the lattice work on the back deck)

Dwarf butterfly bushes...I have to have some of these!

Buddleia Blue Chip Lo and Behold Shrub (Garden Crossings Online Garden Center) Attracts butterflies!

How to Grow Butterfly Bushes - Use these tips for growing and caring for your Butterfly Bush. It is an easy keeper and requires little water and can survive both hot summers and cold winters.

Growing Butterfly Bushes - The Butterfly Bush is easy to grow. It requires little water and can survive both hot summers and cold winters.

Invasive.  Only provides nectar.  Not a host for reproduction.

Butterfly Bush Care – How To Care For A Butterfly Bush

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

Butterfly garden - but use butterfly weed instead of goldenrod and maybe Montauk daisy instead of the echinacea.

Butterfly garden

Butterfly garden Wouldnt use golden rod, but Im sure there are other options Patricia Heaton

Kaleidoscope Butterfly Bush Butterflies and hummingbirds love the fragrant, multicolored blooms of this 6-8' shrub. Masses of lavender, yellow and orange blossoms from midsummer to fall. Great for borders or arrangements. Ships in a 4" pot. Zones 5-9. Cannot ship to OR. Buddleia davidii 'Bicolor'.

Bicolor Butterfly Bush - Shrubs - Shrubs, Hedges and Grasses - Gurney's Seed & Nursery

rainbow butterfly bush. Buddleia. Great for attracting butterflies and very fast growing.

Great for attracting butterflies and very fast growing. They do best in full sun, are perennial and flower all summer. I've got a rainbow one that's huge and planted a beautiful red one this year.

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Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) - Mixed - Shrub Buddleja davidii - These fragrant butterfly bushes in 3 fabulous colours will attract plenty of butterflies to the garden. The varieties: Royal Red, White Profusion and Empire Blue. I LOVE this bush!

Pruning - Plants that bloom in summer, such as potentilla, butterfly bush, and crape myrtle, produce their flowers on new growth from the current season. Prune them in winter while they're dormant, or in early spring just before they push out their new growth. You can even cut them all the way to the ground in late winter, and they'll still bloom that same summer.

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.

How to prune and shape Buddleia (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 .

Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) trimmed into a tree.

Vitex tree, or Chaste tree. It is a deciduous shrub that is commonly trimmed into a small tree. This fast growing shrub gets to an average size of high by wide. This sun loving shrub will bloom all summer long until early fall. It loves wel

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