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When is the best time to prune flowering shrubs?

Correct timing of pruning ensures the new flowering buds are not cut off. Includes Hydrangeas.

Hibiscus syriacus Rose of Sharon. Image by the author.

Shrubs can be grouped separately into 5 groups according to their flowering and growth habits which affect the time of pruning.

These shrub groups are:

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com