When Does a Butterfly Bush Come out of Dormancy?

Butterfly bush (Cassia bicapsularis) is a semi-evergreen, fall-blooming shrub that produces a profusion of showy yellow flowers. Butterfly bushes prefer full sun to partial shade in various soils and begin active growth in spring after winter dormancy.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."