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I have a very large double flowering Clamatus,when bought it said do not cut back.
It is now over grown, do you think I will loose it if I do cut it back, it must be eight years old



I replied in your first post.

7 Aug, 2016


I have always 'pruned' my clematis when it has been growing, it tends to come out into the garden if I don't and I prefer it growing up the fence. It doesn't seem to have done it any harm and it comes up year after year as strong as ever.

7 Aug, 2016


Pruning clematis does depend on what time of it flowers too. Cutting yours back shouldn't kill it unless its a really drastic prune, but ou may lose next years flowers.

7 Aug, 2016

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