I like to clean mine up but it’s not required for continued growth. Personal preference.
Yes, I have several in pots on my deck. They are flourishing.
this is not a lilac....it is a butterfly bush.
No, this is not an evergreen bush.
Yes, this can grow in Florida.
No. This plant must be ordered at The Home Depot.com web site and shipped to your home.
Nope, that's a special request.