Early Spring Flowering Clematis For Your Garden

Early Spring Flowering Clematis For Your Garden

The range of plants we call “clematis” is very extensive and, for ease of identification and description, botanists have divided them into groups or “subgenus”. Two main groups dominate the early spring in the UK, armandii and atragene.  Armandii Armandii come from...
Pruning Clematis

Pruning Clematis

Not grown Clematis successfully before? Then follow these simple guidelines in this series. Early flowering clematis (pruning group 1) “Ne’er cast a clout till May be out” is a well-known phrase although the meaning of the word ”May” is disputed. Some believe that it...
Growing Clematis: The Basics

Growing Clematis: The Basics

Not grown Clematis successfully before? Then follow these simple guidelines in this series. Growing clematis in your garden Early Autumn is the very best time to plant clematis in your garden. The soil is still warm which will promote good root growth and although the...