Trimming Creeping phlox - Knowledgebase Question

Eugene, OR
Question by deekuhn0
May 27, 1999
Is it good to trim back creeping phlox after blooming?


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Answer from NGA
May 27, 1999

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Creeping perennial phlox should be deadheaded regularly during bloom and cut back hard after flowering to keep plants looking neat. Not only does cutting back make it look more attractive, it will increase air circulation, helping it to remain healthy.

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