pruning threadleaf coreopsis - Knowledgebase Question

channahon, Il
Question by zierjsbt
July 6, 2010
I'm new to really knowing the facts about gardening.I recently planted threadleaf coreopsis and need to know how to properly prune it so I can keep getting those pretty flowers. Thankyou,Barb Zier


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Answer from NGA
July 6, 2010

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You can deadhead your coreopsis by removing each faded flowers. For plants with a profusion of tiny flowers, like threadleaf coreopsis, it is often easier to deadhead by shearing back the whole plant. It will take a little longer to set new flowers, but it will later in the season. Hope this answers your question.

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