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Could I prune a Bush Daisy which has gotten sprawled out and leggy?

I am caring for family members yard while they are gone for the summer. Other than pruning off the dead flowers, I think these plants could use cutting back. Much of the lower plant lies flat along the ground…with a large woody stem…then leaves and lots of blooms on the end.
But! Will this destroy the plant?

I don’t want to do that.


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2 Comments To "Could I prune a Bush Daisy which has gotten sprawled out and leggy?"

#1 Comment By GKH_Susan On 07/05/2019 @ 1:41 pm

Yes, you can cut back the bush daisy. There is still plenty of warm weather ahead so you won’t be chancing a freeze damaging the plant. Here is more info about the bush daisy:

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#2 Comment By BushDoctor On 07/05/2019 @ 1:44 pm

Deadheading and cutting back no more than 1/3 of the plant can help it to regenerate. Restorative pruning should be done in Spring, but doing so in Autumn won’t hurt. This article will offer more information on the plant: [1]


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