butterfly bush

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  • noun

Synonyms for butterfly bush

tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers


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Inasmuch as butterfly bushes and rose-of-Sharon both bloom in the summer, they should be pruned in early spring.
Chemical odorants emitted by flower clusters on butterfly bushes growing outside were collected with a portable volatile collection system.
They come for the butterfly weed, lilacs, echinacea and anise hyssop, and especially for the white, lavender and pink butterfly bushes.
Butterfly bushes also make excellent tall hedges, although they are most appreciated when allowed to grow informally without being boxed.
Q: I planted three butterfly bushes early last spring, all in the same location.
Butterfly bushes, rose-of-Sharon and fall-flowering hydrangeas can be lightly shaped in the fall, then pruned as needed to control their future development.
Butterfly bushes with flowers of white, purple, blue, or pink borne on different sized plants with perhaps variegated leaves are all too well advertised to give them space in this listing.
Tiny juncos will appreciate shrubs they can hide under since they are ground eaters, but they and other seed eaters will fly to a yard with sunflowers, butterfly bushes and crape myrtle trees.
Butterfly bushes, rose-of-Sharon, PG hydrangeas and other late summer blooms can be severely cut back to one-third of their height.
You should also consider butterfly bushes (Buddleia species) in both lilac and purple.
Plants including most roses, rose of Sharon and butterfly bushes contain no flower buds at this time.
Last but certainly not least would be the butterfly bushes (Buddleia species).
On days when the temperature reaches 50 degrees or more, homeowners can spend time cleaning away winter debris - pruning the grapevines and cutting back the butterfly bushes, rose of Sharon shrubs, and fractured branches easily reached.
Butterfly bushes, late summer blooming hydrangeas, rose of Sharon plants, and most shrub roses and some climbers should be pruned back severely so as to shape them.