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By Pdb

Lancashire, United Kingdom Gb

I have some Verbena bonariensis that have been overwintered in my greenhouse. They are about 2ft tall. Will I need to cut them back in spring before planting them out?



I would have cut them back to about 6 inches high just above a leaf noad earlier than now. There is still plenty of time for them to bush up before they are planted out in the spring.

18 Feb, 2012


I would cut them back almost to ground level now to encourage bushier growth

18 Feb, 2012


I don't cut mine till the weather's warmer - but mine are outside on a southfacing balcony. I don't like mine to bush out too much - I tend to squeeze them inbetween lots of other stuff, so what I want is the height, not the width.

18 Feb, 2012

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