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Q.Do You Cut Garden Phlox Down To The Ground Before Winter?

Zone 45875 | Anonymous added on September 20, 2022 | Answered

I have garden phlox and need to know if I should cut them back in the fall.

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luis_pr
Answered on September 20, 2022

Pruning like that before dormancy begins can make the plant go into “grow mode”. I wait until the phlox plants have browned out and gone dormant before pruning them.

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