Liatris Plants
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Liatris plant

Zone 8 NJ | gencove added on August 7, 2015 | Answered

My purple blooms are done and dry mid-July. Should I trim off now Aug. or trim to near root in late fall?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 10, 2015

Yes, you can cut the flower stalks to the base of the plant now or fall. It won't hurt either way. In fact, you can even leave them for fall or winter interest if desired.

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