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Q.What to do this fall for my clematis —

MaryC added on September 10, 2017 | Answered

I got a clematis as a gift but don’t know how hardy it is. Will it survive an Illinois winter? Should I cut my clematis off at the ground after a hard frost — should I mound dirt over it?

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Answered on September 11, 2017

There are a few things to do to care for your clematis in your area. Also it is helpful to know what cultivar you have, as some do better in your area than others. Here is a link that will help: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cfiv/homeowners/051020.html

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