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How to Get the Most from your Fragrant Shrubs?

How can you prune your summer-flowering shrubs in order to increase fragrant flowering?

Here we see a Philadelphus ( Mock Orange ) in full flower. In order to keep getting good annual flowering from your deciduous summer-flowering shrubs, it pays to prune them directly after flowering.

how to improve the flowering of your shrubs

Be bold and fairly brutal by cutting the flowered stems down to the ground, or to a dominant joint where new growth emerges from a side shoot. This is the stem we keep and remove the old flowered stem.



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