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Original Post by Christos1

Clematis help

<p>I am not much of a gardener but I have a Scartho Gem clematis it has already had one flourish of flowers but it does then have a second flourish do I have to dehead the whole old bud and how do I do it to allow second growth how far down to I cut down to? Thanks</p>

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