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The butterfly bush is a wonderful addition to any garden. However, some people have problems keeping their mature bushes from toppling over. There are several steps you should follow to keep your butterfly bush upright. These steps include:
1. Plant your butterfly bush at the recommended depth so that the roots can help support your shrub.
2. Prune your bush back each fall to help it develop a short, broad shape.
3. Water your bush deeply to promote good root growth.
4. Stake your bush to provide additional support if you live in a windy area.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|