Pruning Shrubbery – Butterfly Bushes
Q: I need basic information on pruning shrubbery, including my butterfly bush.
A: It is good you have a butterfly bush to experiment on because the results of pruning this shrub are so dramatic. You can simply remove everything down to 12 – 18 inches above the ground in January. This results in lots of new growth on which your flowers will be produced in summer. I have lots of pruning tips
plus an excellent UGA guide at bit.ly/GAprunecal