DIANTHUS - Knowledgebase Question

Quincy, CA
Question by sjrv
June 18, 2007
WHEN THE FLOWERS ARE WILTED ON DIANTHUS, DO I DEADHEAD THEM BY PINCHING OFF THE BLOOM OR CUT THEM OFF?


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Answer from NGA
June 18, 2007

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When dianthus flowers are spent, cut the flowering stems down to the crown of the plant. The remaining foliage will grow and fill out; new flowering stems will be produced later in the summer.

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