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How do you trim yellow alyssum(basket of gold)? Would luv to do a severe haircut!



Should be fine to give it a good chop. You'd usually do it in May time straight after flowering but i've cut mine back in August before

6 Aug, 2015


I use the shears on mine as soon as the flowers go over and get a new flush of blooms later on.

6 Aug, 2015


Agree it should be cut back immediately after flowering - but, given where you live, whether you can do yours now or not depends on when your first expected frost date is - if its early (like September or October), I wouldn't recommend anything other than a light trim this late in the year.

6 Aug, 2015

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