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Cutting back Purple Garden Salvia

Posted by mary_max 5 (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 26, 13 at 12:23

It was so beautiful and now is flopped and so UGLY! We are going into hot weather three digit temps for a week . Is this a bad time to chop it back to ground? My concern is will the hot weather hurt cutting it back. Thanks

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RE: Cutting back Purple Garden Salvia

If it's flopping so that the center is bare and the blooms are faded/gone you can cut it back as hard as you'd like, it'll start growing again and bloom in 6-8 weeks. Mine do the same thing but I'm probably 2-3 weeks behind you--mine are blooming and standing up nicely right now....

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