Seedheads on wallflowers

HARRY BOND asked 14 years ago

Our wallflowers are forming seedheads, should we leave them, collect them or remove them? Thank you. Harry bond

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 6 years ago
Wallflowers are grown as spring bedding plants, and discarded after flowering, but they can be kept for several years until they become straggly.

If you want to save seeds, wait until the pods are just beginning to split and then let the seed heads open lying on a sheet of newspaper. Or just cut them away and tidy up the plant for flowering again next year.