Pruning Belladonnas - Knowledgebase Question

Austin, Te
Question by ericabouldi
June 30, 2010
I recently bought a belladonna and it is growing out of control. smile. I am trying to find out how to cut the plant back without stopping growth all together. please advise

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


There are delphinium belladonnas and amaryllis belladonnas so I'm not sure which plant you are growing. I'm going to guess it's delphinium. If so you can pinch out the growing tips to create a lower, more bushy plant. You can even cut the entire plant down by about a third without harming it. Hope this answers your question!

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