Clematis Plants
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Clematis flowering in spring — nothing grows at the bottom on old wood, but only flowers at the end of stems that are over the wall

Zone London | Anonymous added on September 25, 2019 | Answered

out of site Sometimes gets second lot of flowers late summer. How do I cut back for next year?

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MichiganDot
Answered on September 26, 2019

It sounds as though your clematis blooms on new wood; therefore regular pruning which stimulates new growth will produce the most flowers. Here is an article on how to prune clematis. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/clematis/pruning-clematis-vines.htm
You may also find this article helpful: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=344

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