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native clematis

Posted by tressa SECA (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 22, 13 at 12:40

Why hasn't my western native clematis bloomed for 2 years? If didn't bloom when I pruned it - now it won't bloom and I didn't cut it back!!

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RE: native clematis

  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Tue, Jun 25, 13 at 17:05

Is it in full sun?

RE: native clematis

Too much sun you think, hoov, would do it? It is in the same place it has always been for about 5 years - but in a heat & drought situation here in Temecula!

RE: native clematis

  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Wed, Jun 26, 13 at 14:53

I would think it would need sun to bloom. Sounds like it gets plenty. Probably drought then.

RE: native clematis

Several years ago I tried the native Clematis. I believe it was native to the Oroville area. It grew but was never a comparable bloomer to the named varieties. I was in a cool area along the coast. Al

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