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 »

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Is the butterfly bush evergreen?

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 »

How far back do I cut my butterfly bush?

A butterfly bush can be cut back to the ground after the first frost in the fall. New growth will appear in the spring and those shoots will produce blooms.Source:Mountain Valley Growers: Butterfly... 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 »