Bourbon went without water??

nu_bieAugust 24, 2008

Well, I just got back from vacation and my 2 year old Bourbon Clematis looked dead. We have had very little rain here in So WI since June-I had asked my teenager to water and she claims she did, but the Bourbon looked as if it had just gone thru winter. There were 2 vines that still had some green at te top. I pruned it down to the ground and watered it, is there anything else I should do? Thanks for any help you can give me.


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No worries. Some years ago I hired a lawn service to mow and trim while I was on vacation. As I pulled into my driveway, I saw my purple Clematis completely wilted! The guy had weed wacked it to the ground. It's done very well for many years after and is still thriving.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2008 at 8:04PM
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