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How and when should I prune my butterfly bushes?



if it is a buddleja davidii they are usually pruned in spring( uk) but buddleja alternifolia is pruned after flowering as it flowers on last years growth,as does B.salvifolia and agothosma

17 Oct, 2008


I cut mine (B.davidii) back by a third in the autumn and then again more in the spring, to healthy shoots. This protects the shrub from wind-rock, as we get gales in this area.

17 Oct, 2008

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