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Q.Winter Mulching

Zone 45883 | Anonymous added on August 16, 2022 | Answered

I want to get some coneflowers and plant this fall. When it says to mulch for winter, do I put it around the roots or do I cover the whole flower with mulch?

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Answered on August 27, 2022

You can just mulch around the root zone. Always keep the mulch a couple inches from the plant stems to avoid stem rot.

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