Trees That Look Like a Butterfly Bush?

Answer Butterfly expert, Rick Mikula, describes the butterfly bush as a literal magnet to nectar seekers like butterflies, bees, and some birds, depending on the color of blooms. The butterfly bush is als... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Trees That Look Like a Butterfly Bush

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 »

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 large does a butterfly bush get?

According to the National Gardening Association, the butterfly bush is a large shrub that grows from 5 to 10 feet tall. There are many species of butterfly bush, with the Buddleia davidii being the... 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 »