Clematis forum: Pruning Type Id?

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Xeramtheum
Jun 13, 2017 9:35 AM CST
I received a purple clematis floral arrangement from a very happy client last year. It wintered over in the greenhouse and I planted it in the ground this Spring. I have no idea which pruning type this one is .. are there any visible indications on clematis plants that tell you?

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Calif_Sue
Jun 13, 2017 9:08 PM CST

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They are pretty tough plants and pruning for me is usually for aesthetics, but that's just because I am so busy sometimes I don't get around to do a proper evaluation. They still perform great.
It has to do with bloom time and there are several sites that give info, I liked this one with a chart further down:
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Jun 13, 2017 9:56 PM CST
Thanks Sue! That chart is great.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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