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How far back do I cut these please, and when do I do it? They still have flowers, though looking less attractive, and some of the leaves are yellowing and the green ones are looking tired.
Thank you. Lou

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  • Posted: Sun. 11th November 2012 12:33

Re: Pruning

Reply from Kathy C

Hi, Lou,
Are you in a warm area to have flowers now? Nice! Cut back the flower stalks to the base and any leafy stems to about 40cm from the ground. When new growth emerges in spring, cut all the old back completely.
Kathy C

  • Posted: Tue. 13th November 2012 17:22

Re: Re: Pruning

Reply from Lou

Hi Kathy, again.
Yes, we are on the South coast in Hampshire. This is very helpful, thank you very much - I shall go do as you say now!
Best wishes

  • Posted: Wed. 14th November 2012 11:00