RE: [gardeners] buddleia needs help (
Wed, 07 Jun 2000 10:37:40 -0600

At 08:53 PM 6/6/00 -0500, you wrote:
>You might want to take a few softwood cuttings, too, while you're at
>in case you lose the plant.  Buddleias root easily.  Just treat them like
>cuttings, and cut away about half to two-thirds of the leaves you leave on
>cutting, to put less stress on them.  In about a month, you'll have
backups to
>give away when you realize your buddleia survived.  :)
> Barb in Southern Indiana  Zone 5/6
>    A root is a flower that disdains fame.

Thanks Barb, I took your advice and put all the cuttings in water.  They
perked right up, and now look normal.  So yes, at least I'll have backups.
If I remember to keep them watered.  :-)