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My Sunset Boulevard Evening Primrose is way to leggy, can I cut it down to the soil and see if it will get more of a mounding look?



I think that's just the way they grow. You could try cutting the main stem after its flowered to encourage lower branching but I wouldn't cut it before. Maybe others will have more useful advice!

17 Jul, 2012


I was thinking the same thing, but I just have the very ordinary "wild" type. Mine grow to about 5', and flower from the top. They do branch, but only quite near the top. I would have thought that you would lose the flowers if you cut them down.

17 Jul, 2012

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