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A Tall Story

Martha Stewart Living, December 2007

Paperwhites are a favorite for the season -- until they grow too tall and flop to one side. To rein them in, root the bulbs in gravel with a solution of 1 part rubbing alcohol and 10 parts water. They'll stop growing at about two-thirds their usual height.

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  • janetlp 21 Nov, 2008

    I'd like to thank you for making it so easy to e-mail this information to my friends. My computer skills are marginal at best and your great web site solved my dilemma on how to refresh my garden club friends about paperwhites. Thanks again.
    Janet P