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On 7 Nov 2014 at 6:39pm gardener wrote:
Hi all. I've never grown wallflowers before and have planted some bare root. They're looking a bit sad, as I expected, and I know they will perk up, but should I prune back a bit before first frosts ? Any advice lovely gardening folk ?
On 7 Nov 2014 at 8:01pm Paul Wicker wrote:
No, I would leave them, they will soon perk up and pruning them will result in less flowering nodes. Good luck, there my favourite biennial.
On 7 Nov 2014 at 8:30pm Border Control wrote:
I grew some wallflowers from seed last spring, they are in the ground now and in bloom ! Never go back to buying those sorry looking bare rooted things !! By the way the whole pack came up for 40p packet of seeds in Aldi !!
On 9 Nov 2014 at 3:04pm Gardener wrote:
Are they particularly attractive to slugs/snails ? Something is shredding them !!!

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