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What to do with ugly flowers

Posted by ConnieMay 6a(CAN) (My Page) on
Mon, May 28, 12 at 20:11

The flowers on my Heuchera Stormy Seas were pretty ugly, looked weedy and were blocking the view of the plants behind them. So I cut them all (3 plants worth) as close to the base as possible and put them in a vase - where I think that they surprisingly look good.

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They would probably dry nicely too.

Connie May


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RE: What to do with ugly flowers

I agree, many look nice in a vase. I have some on my coffee table right now. DH pulled them off with the lawn mower.


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RE: What to do with ugly flowers

They do look pretty in a vase. I tend to cut most of mine off for that since I really prefer this as a foliage plant rather than for it's blooms. Very nice Connie May.
Cher


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RE: What to do with ugly flowers

They do look good in the vase. I leave mine on so I can get babies. They self seed in the garden if you let them dry in the garden. I grow them for the foliage but leave a couple of stems for the seedlings.


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RE: What to do with ugly flowers

Good save. That's like eating your cake and having it too!
Jan


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