To prune a butterfly bush, cut away damaged, diseased and dead limbs, and cut the whole shrub down to 1- to 2-feet high for easy management, says Gardening Know How. Pruning is most effective when the plant is dormant in... More »

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Prune a rose bush by choosing the right time, removing damaged and dead branches, trimming off weak branches, pruning away suckers and shaping the remaining branches. The timing and particulars of this project depends on... More »

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Prune blackberry bushes by determining which canes need to be pruned, using loppers to cut out spent floricanes and discarding all of the pruned plant material. By removing spent floricanes, more room is available for ne... More »

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The best time to prune a camellia shrub is right after it has stopped flowering, according to Gardening Know How. This is usually around May or June. More »

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The white butterfly bush is a shrub that produces white flowers from midsummer to mid-fall. It is called a butterfly bush because its fragrance attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. More »

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Prune potentilla shrubs by removing old stems, cutting back dead wood, shaping the shrub, pruning damaged limbs and trimming crossed branches. Shear the shrub heavily to rejuvenate it. You need a pair of pruning shears. More »

The butterfly bush is a fast-growing garden shrub that produces large, loose clusters of flowers called panicles. The rainbow variety has been specially bred to produce multicolored blossoms on each panicle. More »

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