Clematis are the most popular vines and known for having very attractive flowers. Planting two to three different varieties of various colours will provide an abundance of blooms and a continuous display of colour for your garden. They have a reputation as challenging to grow, but with a few tricks, you will love having them around.
♦ Perennial vines producing large flowering buds that hummingbirds love
♦ Trellises or archways are needed for support; can also be trained to grow over rocks or among shrubbery
♦ Full sun is desired for the spring months and partial shade throughout the summer
♦ Roots prefer to be shaded and undisturbed
♦ Soil requirements: well-drained, fertile, and low acidity levels
Pruning – Clematis are Divided into 3 Prune Groups