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Q.Second Bloom

david.chan added on September 9, 2020 | Answered

How long does it take for garden phlox to bloom a second time after dead-heading first bloom? Which perennials will have enough time for a second bloom in the zone 6 Ontario growing season?

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Answered on September 9, 2020

This depends on the cultivar, but they will usually bloom by this time if they were deadheaded as soon as flowering stopped the first time around. If it is not blooming by now in your area, you may not see a second bloom this year.

Unfortunately, there will be too many plants to list here, but this article will give you a good idea of what plants will do well in zone 6:


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