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I'll show you 8 tall flowers in your garden that will benefit from being supported by staking, netting, corralling, or trellising.
Because they grow quite tall and develop long flower spikes, snapdragons do well when supported by netting as they become top heavy and prone to bending over.
These perennials produce large flowers that can get very heavy, especially the dinner plate variety. Dahlia’s stems can be weak and thin, prone to bending.
This whimsical annual flower with delicate, feathery foliage and tall stems can easily topple over from wind or heavy rains. The corral method or netting are good support choices.
Tall zinnias with heavy flower heads can become top-heavy and prone to bending or flopping over, especially during rain or strong winds.
These vines can be very delicate and their stems aren’t very strong so sweet peas need trellis support so they don’t flop over or break.
Gladioli are tall flowering plants with sword-shaped leaves and vibrant blooms arranged along a tall stem. They usually require support to prevent then from bending or snapping.
Also known as black-eyed Susans, these yellow, daisy-like flowers have tall stems and may require staking depending on how tall they get.
Staking daisies early will help keep the weight of the flower-heads and weak stems from pulling the plants over, especially during bad weather.
Your stems will grow longer and straighter when supporting your plants, making them the perfect cut flowers.
For more tips on how to support your flowers, visit the blog.
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