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Butterfly Bush Care – How To Care For A Butterfly Bush
Butterfly bushes are grown for their long panicles of colorful flowers and their ability to attract butterflies and beneficial insects. Read this article to learn how to care for a butterfly bush of your own.
Flowering Quince / ATTRACTS: Butterflies. Plant with Butterfly Bush which also attracts Butterflies. Plant where you can see from your favorite window. Drought resistant. "Red" Flowering Quince will also attract Hummingbirds.
Good article. No absolutes about when to prune. Can take place any time of the year, but should take place during winter months, while plant is dormant. Cut back entire shrub to within a foot or two from ground. Cut back, trim during spring, or even summer: these shrubs can handle stress well and will come back stronger than ever. Bushes grow quickly and respond well to pruning. New growth and blooms should reappear within weeks of pruning.