Butterfly bush in bloom

Discussion in 'Flower Gardening' started by Polly, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. Polly

    Polly Thumb Gardener

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    After a uncertain spring with this bush I wasn't sure it would blossom. I didn't get it cut back when I should have and then was afraid to prune too much. The blossoms look good in spite of my pruning problems.

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  3. cajunbelle

    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    Very lovely, I have a small one and it needs trimming bad, just the old flowers. I like the color or yours.
     
  4. wannabe

    wannabe Young Pine

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    I just planted mine this year and it is kind of spindly but has tiny flowers on it. The butterflies and hummingbirds like it
     
  5. Primsong

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    What a pretty color! I have 2 small ones, both a purpley blue - this is my first year with them so I haven't had to cut them back yet, but will have my turn. Nice to know they will still bloom even if neglected.
     
  6. Petronius

    Petronius Young Pine

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    I planted a butterfly bush for a yard customer. Actually it was only the root system with a small amount of new growth. I planted it in April. The man had ordered it through the mail. That same summer it had purple flowers!
     

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