Ixora Shrubs

Ixora Maui Red


Anonymous added on August 4, 2017 | Answered

When the bloom starts turning brown do I cut the bloom off? Will more blooms start blooming?


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nikki-phipps
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Answered on August 7, 2017

Removing the brown flowers is not necessary for the plant's health but will improve the plant's attractiveness. Many plants will indeed produce more blooms if the wilted, brown flowers are removed, so this is worth a try.

Here are links to articles that may help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/fgen/deadheading-flowers.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/ixora/growing-ixora-shrubs.htm

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