Verbena (Verbena X Hybrida - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by marvingucci
May 4, 2009
I am triming the flowers off my plant once they are over and want to know if the plant will still bloom (new flowers)after triming.

Answer from NGA
May 4, 2009
Trimming off the spent flowers is a good idea. If you don?t deadhead your verbena, it will quit blooming. This doesn?t have to be a tedious task. Just clip off the top 1/4 of the stems that hold the faded flowers once the blooms are spent. If you forget, clipping out the tops of the stems will encourage your plant to rebloom in 15-20 days.

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