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Re: new question.....

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] new question.....
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 13:31:49 -0600
  • References: <30771539.1115171455449.JavaMail.root@sniper8>

The butterfly bush will be fine, Donna.  In addition to the sprouts from old
wood you will probably get new shoots from the ground.  It's all the same to
the bush; it puts out growth wherever it has potential.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 7:49 PM
Subject: [CHAT] new question.....

> As I was touring the yard today, I noticed my butterfly bush was leafing
> on the old wood.
> In the last 5 years I have had this bush, here in Zone 5, the top growth
> would stay dead and new sprouts would emerge from the ground. I have left
> the old wood there much longer in the season and this has never happened
> before...
> So now what do I do? Will it bush out or just have leaves in sporadic
> as it now appears? Should I still cut it down?
> Donna
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