Cornflowers (bachelors buttons)

dazed77(6)July 1, 2005

I didn't think it would work but I have a nice little row of cornflowers. :-) Now they are getting tall and lanky. I was wondering if I could cut them back? The problem is, they have already produced quite a few buds. I know I shouldn't be doing that sort of thing on plants with buds. I appreciate your advice. Also, I grew 2 in pots until they had lots of roots then transplanted to the ground. These are thicker and healthier than the ones grown from seed put directly into the ground..

Thanks!

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Elaine_NJ6

They're not native.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2005 at 9:30AM
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Vera_EWASH(z5 EasternWA)

and invasive...tho don't know your conditions in the Bahamas. Here where I live they are on the monitor list as a possible addition to the noxious weed list. In my hummble opinion I think they should have a long time ago.

Here it is escaped to the lot across from myself and my neighbor (who grows them).

    Bookmark   July 15, 2005 at 11:50PM
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