Re: grape hyacinths

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Posted by Newt on June 19, 2003 at 20:26:09:

In Reply to: grape hyacinths posted by karen on June 18, 2003 at 10:27:02:

: I live in southeastern Wisconsin (Zone 5), and my grape hyacinths are done blooming and looking very shabby. The leaves are turning brown and have what look like seed pods on the end of them. Can I mow them down or do I have to leave them all summer? Thanks

Hi Karen,
Yup, those are seeds. If you like, pull any yellowed or brown leaves. It's best to leave the green ones until they yellow as the leaves make food for the bulbs for next years blooms.

Newt

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