Re: [gardeners] buddleia needs help

margaret lauterbach (
Wed, 07 Jun 2000 07:17:52 -0600

At 02:02 PM 6/6/2000 -0600, you wrote:
>Hi All,
>I've been lurking for awhile but now I have a question.  I transplanted a
>buddleia (sp?) (butterfly bush) this am.  Pretty big one, about 5'.  Not
>much root came with it.  Anyway, it's really droopy right now.  It's in
>full sun.  I'm wondering if there's anything I can do to help it?  I
>thought about misting it, but am worried it might sunburn?  Any ideas out
>there?  Thanks.
Cover it. Maybe even cut it way back, then cover it. If you're reluctant to
cut it back, at least cover it with a sheet from the noon sun, Barb.
Margaret L