Lupine Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Clintonville, Wi
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Question by DMGAM1
July 1, 2010
My lupine plants are done blooming for the year and the seeds have dried and I have saved them. How far back can I cut the adult plants, to make my garden look better?


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Answer from NGA
July 1, 2010
You can cut lupines down to ground level when flowering is done. However, if you leave a few inches of greenery and cut off the flower stalks only, you may help your lupines send out a secondary bloom stalk. Good luck!

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