clemitis - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Sharon Smith
griffin, Ge
Question by kscr4
May 6, 2010
is there a way to keep my clemitis vines blooming thru out the summer..they are loaded with blooms now but blooms are starting to fall off. anything I can do..fertilize, prune etc.


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Answer from NGA
May 6, 2010

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There's really no way to extend the blooming period of a clematis, except, perhaps to grow all three kinds together. Some clematis bloom in the early spring, some types of clematis bloom in mid-summer and some types bloom in late summer and early fall. If you have two or more clematis growing together in the same spot, you'll get a succession of blooms. Otherwise, you'll get only one flush of blooms per season. Wish I had better news for you!

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