Care Of Lysimachia - Knowledgebase Question

Olathe, KS
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Question by sgsamoa
July 16, 2000
I have hanging baskets of Lysimachia. They were in bloom when I bought them, but have not bloomed again. Should they be pinched back, old bloom clusters removed?

Answer from NGA
July 16, 2000
In a hanging basket, I would guess you are growing Lysimachia congestiflora. This plant needs to be cut back to promote repeat blooming. It also needs an evenly moist soil along with a regular fertilization routine using a water soluble fertilizer for blooming plants according to the label instructions.

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