Clematis Plants, vines and climbers from UK online store, Raymond Evison Clematis Ltd

Simple "no fuss" method

Traditional Pruning Group Three Diagram

Simple 'No Fuss' Pruning

The modern clematis in the Raymond Evison range flower readily and will yield good results using relatively simple pruning techniques.

Single Flowering Cultivars

In late winter/early Spring simply reduce all stems down to 6" (15cm) of soil level.  However, please check the detailed advice on each variety as some differ slightly.

Double and semi-double flowering cultivars

For improved flowering of double and semi-double flowering varieties the simple pruning rule is that all plants in this section should be treated as follows:

  • reduce all top growth by one third in late winter/early Spring.