Firespikes
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Firespike plant

Zone Dallas TX | avthomas added on November 6, 2016 | Answered

I have four firespike plants, one in the ground and three of her babies in pots. When is the best time to trim them? They all are blooming now, so I would think this is not a good time. After they bloom? Thank you, Vicki.

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Alisma
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Answered on November 6, 2016

Yes, after blooming is a good time to prune back firespike plants. If they get too big, they can be pruned several times a year as needed. If you are in a climate with frost during the winter, you can also prune it back to the ground after the first frost, and cover the base of the plant with mulch for protection.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/firespike/firespike-plant-information.htm

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