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What is the best way to plant this Clematis

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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336

    It's a summer flowering type, known as a 'group 3'.  Clematis are hungry plants, so prepare a deep hole and incorporate a lot of organic matter such as well rotted manure and compost.  Plant it about 3-4 inches (10cm) lower than the pot it came in.

    Cut it back every year in about February to the lowest pair of buds, or about 6 inches (15cm), whichever is lower.  Feed about once a month in spring and summer with a proprietry clematis food or a general fertliser. image

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
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