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Asked by
rhennon on
August 30, 2015
Northern California, Sonoma County, Cloverdale

Q. cutting back the Helenium

How should I cut back the Helenium autumnale at the end of the flowering season? They are 3 feet tall and the flowers are spent. There isn’t any green at ground level. Do I cut them back to ground level or just deadhead and leave them tall?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
August 31, 2015
Certified Expert
A.

Yes, you will want to cut back your plant not that it is done blooming.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/sneezeweed-flowers/growing-sneezeweed-wildflowers.htm

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