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Q.A Three Year Old Selvia Is Robust But This Year Is Not As Profuse. Will Pruning It Produce An Increase In The Flowering

Zone London sw6 5na | Anonymous added on July 28, 2021 | Answered

The selvia is quite ‘bushy’ and the bushiness seems to be inversely related to the number of blossoms. I’ve dead-headed the plant on a regular basis to try and promote flowering but it doesn’t seem to have much effect….

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Answered on July 28, 2021

While some salvia cultivars handle all kinds of growing conditions, if they get a ton of water, too much fertilizer (high nitrogen) or not enough sun, they might be a bit reluctant to bloom profusely.

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