Clematis Plants
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Clematis Vine – should I nip off the spent blooms?

Zone Zone 6? South Central Kansas | djsetchell added on June 20, 2014 | Answered

After the petals of the many blooms fell off, the finely spiked centers remain on the branches. Should I cut them off to encourage new blooms?

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theficuswrangler
Answered on June 20, 2014

How and when to prune and deadhead clematis depends on the type of clematis you have. This article gives you general growing guidelines: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/clematis/growing-clematis.htm
and this article goes into a little more detail: https://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/Flowers/Vines/prunclem.htm

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