Clematis Deadheading - Knowledgebase Question

Auburn, CA
Question by rwcsquared
June 7, 2006
Here in Auburn, CA, my Niobe is beginning it's second bloom. I know NOT to prune the branches, but should I deadhead? That is, remove the remains of the blooms?

Thank you!!


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Answer from NGA
June 7, 2006

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It isn't necessary to deadhead clematis; the spent flowers generally fall off on their own. Enjoy your beautiful plant!

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