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Old 10-30-2008, 06:22 PM
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Butterfly Bush--help needed

Hubby and I are disagreeing about our butterfly bush. I say "you have to cut it right back every fall", he says "you just need to cut it a little".. Anyone care to referee?? LOL Oh BTW, we are in Ontario, Canada, and I believed we had to cut it back in the autumn.
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Old 11-07-2008, 09:07 AM
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ASk the people where you bought it from.
I bought mine from Lowes. They said I could do either. But cutting it way back would mean it would probably get way bigger next year.
I've only had it since June so I think I will let it winter over once without cutting it.
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:24 PM
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I have had my butterfly bush bush for several years. Last fall DH cut it way down. It did coe back and beautiful. I thought he killed it. I have gorgeous monarchs's and other butterflies every year.
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Old 11-21-2008, 02:40 PM
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Thanks everyone, we did compromise, and cut it half way back LOL
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