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my plant struggled to flower these last couple of summers - yellow rose of sharon i think

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NoahVale Mon 24-Oct-16 13:48:52

should I hard prune

NoahVale Mon 24-Oct-16 13:49:33

also known as Hypericum.

shovetheholly Mon 24-Oct-16 14:00:26

I have one of these in a completely rubbish 1970s variety that flowers for one week in the summer. Unfortunately, it is almost ALWAYS the week that I am away. So I have never actually seen it deliver. It is coming out this winter! So my first bit of thinking is: are you absolutely certain it hasn't flowered because with some of them, you blink and you miss it! grin

They are really tough so will take a hard prune and pretty harsh living conditions too - most of them don't need a fussing. They tend to like being in the soil more than being in a pot as well.

NoahVale Mon 24-Oct-16 14:01:59

thanks holly grin

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