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RE: buddleia, butterfly bush

Well they must loathe clay because I couldn't get them to come back.
Gave up after two trys. Put good ol' reliable dayliles in that bed

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 18 Jun 2003 21:45:39 -0700

>yes- mine come back and keep growing.  Even in zone 6 they usually did-
>occassionally in a harsh winter a few branches would not, but most did.  In
>zone 6 I'd prune to about 24 inches from the ground.  What zone are you in
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>Behalf Of Donna
>Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 8:32 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] buddleia, butterfly bush
>Um Theresa...
>Are you saying that yours come back? Mine are dead to the ground
>usually... Crack able sticks type thing. All my new shoots come from
>underground... kind of like a hardy hibiscus... this is the first time
>anything showed up elsewhere. I prune them down to about 6 inches from
>the ground... or wherever they crack off at :)
>> Hmmm- i've never had any problem with buddleias- but I just prune
>> not
>> cut them back so severely.  They grew well in Western NY- zone 6 and
>> do
>> here zone 8-9.  In fact they tolerate neglect.
>> Theresa
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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