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Winter maintenance on your perennials

October 30, 2012 by 314media in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

 

 

Here is the list of what perennials should either be cut back now or left up over the winter. Happy gardening!!

 

DO NOT CUT BACK

Coral Bell

Liriope (cut back in early spring – March 1)

Lenten Rose

Dianthus

Ornamental Grasses (early spring)

Creeping Phlox

Lambs Ear (remove brown foliage now)

Autumn & Christmas Fern

Plumbago

Bergenia

Clematis (prune back in spring, may vary upon variety)

Roses (cut back ½ in fall)

Butterfly Bush (cut back ½ in fall, can cut back to ground in spring)

 

DO CUT BACK IN FALL

Peony

Hosta

Day Lily

Hardy Geranium

Salvia

Astilbe

Coreopsis

Russian Sage

Catmint

Tall Garden Phlox

Black-eyed Susan

Purple Cone Flower

Yarrow

 

This list may not include every perennial that comes into question, so please email our office sundownlc@accessus.net with any questions about your plants. If prepping your garden for winter is just not in your schedule, call us and we’ll take care of it for you. Thanks for reading!

 

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