I have fleabane, a lavender ray, yellow center wild flower. It can grow to 3 feet tall. I would like to have it at least 1/2 that size so as to create more of a carpet effect. When could I cut it and yet allow it to produce blooms in fall? It is a great last meal before winter for bees, butterflies and moths.
You can cut it back by half but wait until after the first flowering period. Cutting the fleabane back in this way will encourage a second round of flowers. Afterwards, it can then be cut to the ground in the autumn.
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Might also be known as horses' tail
You can with a little persistence! This article will help you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/horsetail/horsetail-weed-control.htm
What is a specific brand name for product that kills Fleabane
We don't make product recommendations but here are some tips in the article below. You can also consult your local extension service, who will make recommendations specific to your area.