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Seed heads

10 October 2017 16:58:47
Ligularia Othello

Ligularia Othello

I was doing a chop on certain perennials which were recommended before the winter and one was Ligularia.  But the seed heads on this Ligularia Othello were so nice I could bring myself to chop them down yet!!!


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PCON PCON 10 October 2017 19:44:22

No harm at all to leave them there. Fionnuala Fallon in Sunday Independent is against cutting them off. They provide food for birds


Jacinta D Jacinta D 10 October 2017 19:57:52

I don't blame you leaving them. They're gorgeous. But you could just save SOME seeds for yourself, and leave the rest for the birds.


JoanG JoanG 10 October 2017 20:41:33

I agree Linda, they're far too nice to chop down!


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 11 October 2017 09:04:03

I thing they look gorgeous and if covered with frost will look even better. 


LindaB LindaB 11 October 2017 14:18:14

Thats what I was thinking!


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 11 October 2017 22:31:51

They are very pretty! My Ligularia seedheads are a very uninteresting black!!!


Jackie Jackie 13 October 2017 08:22:47

Oh don't chop them. Imagine the frost on those !! 


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