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

Posted by bearj z6a CT (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 12, 06 at 10:03

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

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

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.

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

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.

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