Does one take the entire flower stem off when the blossums are faded, or just the faded blossums, leaving the rest of the flower stem to shrivel up?
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Yes, you just pinch the spent flowers off. And, by pinching them off, you encourage the plant to bloom more. This article will explain about it: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/fgen/deadheading-flowers.htm