Should you remove wilted flowers from Gardenia plants?

Answer When the flower turns yellow, pinch it off at the base of the bloom. Be careful as there may be other buds in the making at this site. And yes, you should remove them to encourage more blooms.

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Should I pluck wilted flowers on my orchid?

The flower spikes of all orchids, with the exception of the Phalaenopsis variety, should be cut off at the base of the plant after the flowers have wilted. The Phalaenopsis orchid variety occasiona... Read More »

How do I grow flowers from a gardenia bush?

CuttingTake a cutting with a flower from the bush in late summer. Pick a stem that is semi-hardwood and has three sets of leaves. Cut a 5-inch section of the stem.RootingDip the stem-end into a roo... Read More »

Can gardenia plants be rooted from cuttings?

Gardenia plants can be rooted from cuttings. The cutting should be taken from the tip of the branch, preferably no less than five inches in length. Only the top two sets of leaves should be left on... Read More »

Should I remove dead flowers and leaves from the pot?

Yes. The dead flowers on the plant just use up energy, it is best to pick them off when they start to fade. Dead leaves can cause mold and harbor diseases it is best also to remove these as soon ... Read More »