cutting back spring bloomers


I live in zone 7 and my spring flowering native plants are huge even though they are producing no more flowers. Some plants are covering up summer plants. Should I cut back the spring plants?

Also what native plants should you deadhead to keep them flowering throughout the summer?

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What are the plants? Perennials, bulbs, or annuals?

They are trying to store energy to produce flowers next year. Perennials usually grow long after they bloom.

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They're all native spring blooming flowers. Now I'm realizing that most of my native plants are yellowing at the bottom and my native pestemon is half dead. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. Thanks

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