Can I cut the stalks short in the fall or should they Be left long? I cut all the heads off to harvest the seeds And the stalks don’t look good for the winter.
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This will not hurt it at all. You would be fine to do so. Here is an article for more information on the care of this: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/cockscomb/growing-cockscomb-flowers.htm