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Should the Star of Bethlehem Flowers grow leaves in November?

I have planted bulbs of Star of Bethlehem Flowers in October; we had a very warm month and the leaves have grown. Should I cover them up with fallen leaves or with any other material to shelter the plants from the cold? Or will it be ok for the bulbs until spring, even if I do not cover the leaves?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    I am in Australia and mine started growing leaves in winter and flowered in spring! Not sure if that helps but I would let nature run it's course to be honest.

  • 8 years ago

    Don't worry about them. I don't know where you live, but those things are impossible to kill, and they absolutely do NOT need protection of any kind! I don't mind them in late spring, but I do wish they'd behave themselves and stay put! At first they just seemed to spread "nicely", but after a few years, they exploded like kudzu! Showing up in beds 10, 20 feet away! In the lawn! It was nutty!

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