Plenty more blooms this weekend. For some reason I lost the longer part of my vine but the bottom bushy part is doing fine with about 10 blooms. How long do the blooms last? Does it bloom throughout the spring/summer or does it go into a growth period after the first blooms die?
Conca is a wonderful flower. I love the height. It is one of those glorious flowers that just draws attention.
I am sitting here, watching my Mme Julia fade. Typically she starts for me much later than she did this year. I am going to cut her back today and hope she is in full bloom in September when my brother and is family are here from Boston. I will keep you all posted.
Hi Carolyn, I also cut back my c. Julia Correvon today also! The first flush of flowers were smaller than previous years flowers but, the plant was fine and the color was great(as usual) I fertilized her and c. Alhena each with a shovel full of dried sheep Frisbees, Alfalfa pellet tea...phweeee! and some Kelp I am trying this year. Last year I cut Julia back too far and she just sat till winter and as I say she has small flowers so, I made note not to cut the pruning group 3 clematis back any more than total dead head and reduce no more than 1/3rd.I also have another Julia C out in my evergreen garden and it ambles over a Staked up weeping Juniper. It never riots I think that's because the Evergreens are not heavily fed but it looks just fine. Lee