We have had some mild days lately that
have me thinking of our garden again.
Clematis is my favorite vine in our garden
so I thought I would share some photos
of our garden clematis.
The clematis above is jackmani and it
softens the fence as well as adding height
to the garden. Roses and daylillies are a
pretty combo with it.
over an old birdhouse.
of the arbor add color and interest.
several places in our garden
as it blooms prolifically.
It is called General Sikoroski.
sadly one cold winter recently was the death
of this one and I haven't been able to find another.
most of the season but later on it has
There are hundreds of different varieties of
clematis and most of them are easy to grow.
They like full to part sun and rich well drained soil,
neutral to slightly alkaline so here a bit of lime
may be necessary here as well.They have different
pruning needs so keep your tags to see when to
My advise is you can never have too many in your
garden so check them out this spring and see what you
can find.They do need to be tied up to get them started
on a trellis or other support but well worth the effort.
I also love them growing through a shrub or rosebush.
Word on the street is our rain is over a good snowfall
is on the way so spring is on the way but just not quite
Do you have a favorite clematis......let me know what you