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Cornflowers (bachelors buttons)

Posted by DAZED77 Bahamas (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 1, 05 at 14:34

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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RE: Cornflowers (bachelors buttons)

They're not native.


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RE: Cornflowers (bachelors buttons)

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).

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