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Q.Should I Dead-head Clematis Plants Or Is It Different Depending On The Plant?

Zone Smiths Falls, ON - Zone 3? | leeds2029 added on August 22, 2020 | Answered

I have done both and I think I recaLL one that I had that I shouln’t have. I’m afraid I don’t have all the names. One is like a Jackmanni, other 2 have smaller flowers.

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Answered on August 24, 2020

Generally, they are deadheaded according to type. You can go by when they flower, though. They can be deadheaded just after flowering, but don't wait long after that or you risk cutting off next year's bloom buds.

Here is an article to give more information on clematis pruning groups:


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