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Q.I Planted Thousands Of Wildflower Seeds On A Bank That Stretches Around 70 Feet Long. Coreopsis Dominated This First Year, And I H

skorner51 added on August 6, 2020 | Answered

ave let them go to seed which birds are enjoying. Please recommend what I should do with them now—pull them all up? Prune them b ack? I really would like to see some other types of wildflowers next year in addition to coreopsis! This is a huge area to have to cut back ALL the coreopsis! Wondering if I should just mow the entire bank later in the fall, then plant additional types of wildflower seeds. Thanks.

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Answered on August 6, 2020

You may find it hard to remove this plant once it is established. It is a good idea to cut the flowering stalks once they have spent, or once the seeds have been cast or eaten.

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