The Blue Butterfly Bush Genus?

Answer Blue butterfly bush, known scientifically as Rotheca myricoides, is a small, blue-flowering shrub native to East Africa. Plants in the genus Rotheca previously belonged to the genus Clerodendrum, b... Read More »

Top Q&A For: The Blue Butterfly Bush Genus

What is a butterfly bush?

A butterfly bush is a large shrub that produces ample amounts of purple and blue flowers during the summer months. The bush is easy to care for and notorious for attracting butterflies.Plant Descri... Read More »

When do you cut back a butterfly bush?

On One Hand: Butterfly Bush is Easy to Trim Any TimeButterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) can be cut way back---almost to ground level---since they bloom on new growth, so GardensAlive says that it's e... Read More »

Butterfly Bush Weeds?

Buddleia, commonly known as butterfly bush, is an attractive shrub that produces showy flowers, and it is a magnet for butterflies, making it a appealing addition to most gardens. Unfortunately, bu... Read More »

How do I condition a butterfly bush?

PlantingPlant in full sun or partial shade and a moist, well-drained soil. The shrub tolerates drought, but cannot take an overly wet soil, which can kill the roots.Spring ConditioningPrune back in... Read More »