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Q.Does spiderwort die back to ground after blooming?

Zone 28601 | Genebr added on July 18, 2018 | Answered

The plants look like they are dead

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Answered on July 18, 2018

Yes, spiderwort may die back in summer heat especially if it gets afternoon sun. If the stem is green, cut back spent blooms to the next long leaf. This is where new blooms may occur. If they have gone soft and yellow, cut down to the ground. They will come back.

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