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Fritillaria - should I remove dead flower heads?
I planted a fritillaria last year, it died back over winter but Im so pleased it has come back and flowered beautifilly this year. I want to keep it going as long as possible - should I remove the flower heads that look unsightly now? Or leave them on the plant?



I leave the flower heads on. With luck they will self-seed and increase the size of the clump.

5 Apr, 2012


I dont either, but my brother dead heads his. he is very precise and neat and almost ocd :o)

5 Apr, 2012


Same as Bulbaholic and Seaburngirl for me (except for the OCD relative).

5 Apr, 2012


I would dead head F imperialis if I could get it to flower, but not F. meleagris.

5 Apr, 2012


Thanks everyone thats helpful to know, Im going to follow the advise and leave it as it is
thank you:)

5 Apr, 2012

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