Deadhead clematis - Knowledgebase Question

Chicago, IL
Question by hildarodrigu
July 8, 2007
I have a clematis plant for 4 years now. I don't know what kind, it has fushia color flowers. Should I deadhead spent flowers to promote new blooms?

Answer from NGA
July 8, 2007


It isn't necessary to deadhead your clematis; the spent flowers will fall off on their own. As the summer progresses, new stems will grow and new flowers will develop all on their own.


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