Bellflowers
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Purple bellflower

Zone 5 | Pkmuir added on August 8, 2015 | Answered

How to prune? Do I just remove the spent purple flower or cut off the hard calyx?

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shelley
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Answered on August 9, 2015

When you deadhead, you pinch the flower on the stem beneath the calyx, removing the entire flower head. For more information on deadheading, please visit the following link:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/fgen/deadheading-flowers.htm

For more information on the care of bellflowers, please visit the following link:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/campanula/growing-campanula-bellflowers.htm

Happy gardening!

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