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Floppy achillea

berardeberarde Posts: 145
I have had moonshine which has been self supporting not needed staking. I Put in some Cerise last year in a spot perhaps less sheltered. It is about 3 feet but the whole group is flopped forward. I've put in some supports for next year, but wonder if I can do some spring pruning to make more compact plant? Maybe otherwise look for a more compact variety, say 1 and a half to 2 feet?

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  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,021
    My plants in full sun stand up.  The ones in partial shade flop towards the sun.  I suspect a Chelsea chop in late May would help.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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