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.
We can offer two buddleias (butterfly bushes
), including the dark maroon Black Knight and the stunning Royal Red.
They come for the butterfly weed, lilacs, echinacea and anise hyssop, and especially for the white, lavender and pink butterfly bushes
. Butterflies love overripe fruit, so we set out dishes of spoiled strawberries.
I hope it stays in our yard--we have butterfly bushes
I received purple coneflowers and black-eyed Susans from friends to plant around the butterfly bushes
. I bought a camera with a close-up lens and began to flutter around the garden myself.
CUT back butterfly bushes
or buddlejas to keep plants a manageable size and in good shape.
Maybe you could put up a few birdhouses and plant some butterfly bushes
now and save the trees and shrubs for next year.
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.
, rose-of-Sharon, PG hydrangeas and other late summer blooms can be severely cut back to one-third of their height.
Plants including most roses, rose of Sharon and butterfly bushes
contain no flower buds at this time.
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.
, 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.
Butterfly bush also has the capability to self-sow but who ever has too many butterfly bushes
? Boxwood in all of its forms is a wonderful evergreen that has many roles to play in any landscape.
Roses, clematis, Hypericum, Clethra, Buddleia (the butterfly bushes
deserve a yard of their own), Aesculus, and the list goes on and on.