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Q.When deadheading my Red Trumpet lily, should I just pinch off the spent blooms, or cut the tall stalk off at the base of the plant?

Zone Bel Air, MD 21014 | joken123 added on June 9, 2019 | Answered

The lily is about 3 ft tall.

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Answered on June 9, 2019

Generally, it is advised to cut the flower head first, and then the stalk as it decays.

It won't hurt at all should you decide to cut off the whole stalk, though.

This article will help you more with their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/lily/planting-trumpet-lily-bulbs.htm

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