How to Cut Back Dianthus Flowers?

Answer Dianthus produces white, pink, lavender or sometimes yellow flowers in solid or double colors. Most dianthus varieties are perennial, except for the annual carnations. The plants begin flowering in... Read More »

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What Does it Mean to Pinch Back Flowers?

Deadheading, pinching back, cutting back and dead leafing are all types of maintenance done on perennial flowers. Pinching back is not necessary for flowering plant growth but can benefit certain t... Read More »

How to Cut Back Hosta Flowers?

Some gardeners enjoy the tall shoots with blossoms that appear on hosta plants during midsummer, and other gardeners prefer to keep the focus on the broad hosta leaves at ground level of the planti... Read More »

Do annual flowers come back?

Annual flowers are plants that complete their life cycle in one year or one growing season, as usually is the case. This growing cycle includes producing flowers, fertilization and dispersal of see... Read More »

Do cosmos flowers come back next year?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture classifies cosmos, or the Cosmos bipinnatus flowering plant, as an annual, meaning that the plant blooms for only one season and does not return year after year.S... Read More »