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Scabious (I think I’ve spelt it right)

Discussion in 'Other Plants' started by Markymark, Jun 3, 2018.

  1. Markymark

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    bought this from Asda (they do sometimes have nice plants!) it’s starting to flower a lot but there’s not much foliage at the moment. If i take off all the developing flowers, will this make the foliage grow a little more? (And hopefully still flower?)
    Am happy to leave it but was watching Beechgrove this morning and she was removing flowers from smaller plants to encourage the green.
     

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    If it was mine I'd leave it. I'm new to scabious growing, but I'm getting the impression they have a small base of leaves that the flowers grow above :dunno:
    Yours looks really happy, much better than mine :blue thumb:
     
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    Thank you... I didn’t really want to cut it as I love the flowers! Asda really do nice and cheap plants, when they look after them! Got an amazing Bowles mauve for £4!
     

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      Asda are great :blue thumb: My Bowles mauve have been from aldi the last couple of years. Cracking little plants for a few pounds :spinning:
       
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