Dead-heading G. Macrorrhizum (Bevan's Variety)

bearj(z6a CT)June 12, 2006

Does anyone know whether removing the flower stems will promote and second production of flowers?

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leo_prairie_view(2B Manitoba)

Not on the macrorrhizums. Phoebe Noble, whose book on hardy geraniums got many of us hooked on them says she never dead-heads the macrorrhizums and I have followed her advise. It also allows for reseeding to rejuvinate them. But I have also found seedlings 4 meters away.
Leo

    Bookmark   June 19, 2006 at 10:24PM
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elaine8_gw

I've dead headed mine and never had a second growth of flowers. If I don't dead head, I get too many seedlings in wierd places.
Elaine

    Bookmark   June 22, 2006 at 6:09AM
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