my clematis is in a spot where it is exposed to full sun and bloomed great this year but turns brown around mid to late July in the OK heat, will it still bloom if I move it to a shadier spot, when do I move it?

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The best time of year to move an existing clematis is while the plant is dormant before the new seasons growth begins - usually in late winter as long as the ground is not frozen. At this time of year the plant's energy is stored in the root system. Prune back the top growth to about 12 to 18 inches and dig at least a 12 inch diameter root ball as deep as possible.

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