It looks like my tulips are in their waning days. Should I deadhead them
or just let them die. I know to let the leaves go to provide energy back
to the bulb. Also, I have a bunch of daisy bunches coming up this year
thanks to the birds. Should these also be periodically deadheaded to
keep the blooms going longer?
Deadheading tulips is entirely pointless, as the blooms form the year before
and are stored in the bulb. They bloom once a year only.
As for daisies, I have no idea why you'd bother. They're very vigorous plants,
seed production won't slow them down.
Why not? Tulips may form seedpods just like daffodils, and one wants
the plant's energy to be concentrated in leaf-growing and
However, many tulips don't re-bloom reliably, so it doesn't much
Daisies? Yes, deadhead (or snip the bloom stems) for continued bloom.
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