How To Deadhead 12 Popular Flowers

How To Deadhead 12 Popular Flowers

If you have a large flower bed or border you may sometimes wonder whether the constant deadheading is really worth the effort involved. But if you fail to remove the spent blooms the plant will stop producing new flowers and will divert its energy into making seeds. While deadheading is a simple process there is a right way and a wrong way of dealing with different plants as Claudia De Yong explains in her article which I found on the Houzz website.

When flowers fade they lose their attraction, leaving borders and beds less attractive. Deadheading directs energy into stronger growth and therefore more flowers. I get asked a great deal about why we need to deadhead plants, especially how and when to do it.


Rhododendrons and Azaleas, Camellias and Lilacs

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