Clematis in the open field - planting and care

Clematis is a kind of decorative liana, strewn with many flowers of a wide variety of shades. Planting and caring for clematis outdoors is possible even for beginners, and recently flowers have gained immense popularity. These curly bouquets are increasingly used to decorate gazebos, fences, facades, or simply to decorate a flower garden and garden.

Clematis as a plant for open ground

Clematis belongs to the buttercup family. There are about three hundred varieties of this plant, which has won the tender love of all gardeners. They strive to plant it in the most prominent places in order to create coziness and a bright mood on the site. Often it is clematis that decorates the gate and is the first to greet guests. Thanks to the various types of this plant, which can be not only a liana, but also a shrub, even flowering hedges can be created.

Clematis flowers are small and large, and their shape and shades are simply amazing with their incredible variety. Different varieties bloom at different times for 3-4 months. Thanks to this, you can create a bright kaleidoscope of blooming clematis in the garden, which will delight the eye throughout the warm season from spring to early autumn.

The main decorative value of clematis is abundant flowering.

Most often, clematis is cultivated in the ground, but it will feel quite comfortable as a houseplant.

It is usually planted in pots, boxes or tubs (at least 60 cm high), placed in a well-lit place. Several holes must be made in the bottom of the container, then drainage, fertile soil are poured, and after planting, a support for the plant is certainly installed. To provide the roots with coolness and shading, stunted neighbors are planted in a pot with clematis.

Under comfortable conditions, clematis can bloom for up to five years without a transplant.

In which regions can be planted in open ground

Thanks to large-scale breeding work on the breeding of various winter-hardy varieties, clematis quite easily took root in the north-western regions of the country, in Siberia and the Far East. But in order to admire the bright colors of summer even in a harsh climate, it is important to choose the right varieties, the whips of which successfully endure frosts.

Clematis flowers are colored in almost all colors of the spectrum, also differing in an infinite number of shades.

Table: Clematis varieties by planting regions

Landing nuances

Most often, clematis is planted in open ground in mid-May. But if the seedling was purchased in the summer, planting should be done in September so that the plant has the opportunity to take root. Previously, this should not be done because of the high probability of increased growth (which is not necessary at all before winter) and freezing.

Planting clematis consists of several stages:

  1. Seat selection... The plant loves sunny, but slightly shaded areas, which allows it to maintain the brightness and saturation of the flowers. In addition, it needs reliable protection from wind and draft.
  2. Soil selection... Clematis likes light, nutritious, quickly absorbing moisture, loose soils. It is categorically impossible to plant clematis in heavy soil with high acidity, which will inevitably lead to the impossibility of its full development and death. It is important to take into account the level of soil moisture: the plant does not tolerate the abundance of groundwater poorly. To create the most comfortable conditions and protect the roots from decay, it is better to place the plant on an artificial small mound, made by hand. The presence of clay soil in the area selected for planting clematis requires the removal of moisture from the plant using a groove dug and covered with sand.
  3. Pit preparation... Its depth should be no more than 70 cm. First, a layer of rubble is placed on the bottom, then a specially prepared soil substrate (a bucket of earth, half a bucket of humus, 100 g of slaked lime).

    During autumn planting, the entire volume of soil is filled up immediately

  4. Planting a seedling... The roots of the plant are evenly distributed over the width of the pit, after which the substrate is poured on top. If planting occurs in spring, this is done in such a way that the recess is not completely filled up, while the rest of the soil is poured in small portions until autumn.

When planting clematis next to the walls of buildings, it is imperative to retreat 40 cm from them so that the roots cannot be damaged by rain streams from the roofs. If a composition of several bushes is planted, the gaps between them should be at least 25 cm.

Video: planting clematis in open ground

Care features

The main care for clematis is timely sufficient watering and feeding.


Watering clematis is necessary at least once a week. During the summer heat, its frequency increases up to 2–3 times. At the same time, 1-2 buckets of water are enough for a baby bush, while for an adult - from 2 to 4. To reduce the frequency of watering several times and slow down the growth of weeds around clematis, filling the soil with a layer of mulch (peat, moss, humus) will help. If this is not done, you should regularly (the next day after watering) loosen the soil, simultaneously breaking through the weeds.


It is also important to know that in different periods you need to use certain types of fertilizers:

  • nitrogen-containing - during intensive growth;
  • potash - during the formation of buds;
  • phosphoric - after flowering.

In the summer (after pruning), the plant is fed with a solution of complete mineral fertilizer (20 g per 10 l of water) and copper solution. Every spring, the bushes must be watered with lime milk (dolomite flour and chalk). During the flowering period, all feeding is stopped so as not to drown out the activity of the plant itself.

In order to protect the roots from rot during frequent summer rains, the bottom of the trunk should be covered with wood ash.


There are several types of supports for vines (arches, pyramids, fan structures, cylinders), each of which is perfect for clematis. The supports allow for beautiful compositions and support the plant stems. Another requirement is the strength of the construction material, which could withstand the weight of the rapidly growing and weighted moisture after rains of clematis greenery.

The main thing is that the place of attachment of the stem to the support is not thicker than 10-12 mm


The correct formation and beauty of the bush depends on this procedure. Pruning is carried out several times a year:

  • when planting (to form the crown and root system);
  • in spring (to increase the flowering period);
  • in summer (regulating pruning);
  • before wintering (taking into account the features that each species requires).

The tillering ability is a characteristic feature of clematis.

Preparing for winter

Before wintering, it is necessary to remove leaves from clematis, cut off spoiled and dried branches. After that, remove it from the support, lay it on the ground and cover it using dry grass and leaves, straw, sawdust.

Another option is the construction of a wire frame around the plant laid on the ground, covered with tar paper, film, roofing felt or a plywood box. At the same time, it is important to ensure that the shelter does not turn out to be airtight and has access to air.

Clematis usually winters well. It is much more destructive for him to delay the opening in the spring, by virtue of which he can vanish.

In the spring, it is necessary to free the plant from shelter as soon as the threat of night frosts has passed.

Care errors and their elimination

The beauty and health of any plant depends not only on the correct care. It is equally important to select plants designed for the climatic conditions of a particular region.

In case of any changes in weather conditions, it is necessary to carry out preventive examinations and measures in order to prevent the occurrence of various plant diseases.

A common mistake of inexperienced gardeners is improper watering of clematis, due to which its root system dies, and the stems become victims of diseases and pests.

Excessive dampness can cause damage to clematis by pathogenic fungi.

Most often, clematis is exposed to the following diseases:

  • Withering. It is caused by a fungus and is accompanied by a loss of elasticity of the shoots, after which they dry, wither, and the plant may die without treatment. The reasons can be stagnant moisture and poor soil drainage. Treatment consists in removing all damaged shoots and watering the plant with Fundazol solution (1 g per liter of water), spraying with 3% copper sulfate solution (in spring), regularly loosening the soil and removing weeds.
  • Gray rot. Plaque in the form of brown spots on leaves and shoots, covered with a grayish down. It usually appears in rainy times. To combat it, the affected areas are removed, and the plant is treated with a solution of Azocene or Fundazole.
  • Powdery mildew... It is caused by a fungus and looks like a whitish coating on the plant, similar to scattered flour. At the same time, its growth and flowering slows down. For treatment, spraying with a copper-soap solution (25 g per 250 g, respectively, diluted per 10 liters of water) or a solution of soda ash (40 g per 10 liters) is used.
  • Rust. Forms brown spots on the leaves and leads to their drying and deformation of the entire bush. A solution of potassium permanganate (medium strength) will help fight rust.

Pest and disease control

No less dangerous for clematis and the invasion of pests, such as:

  • Aphid. It settles on the underside of leaves, feeds on their sap and leads to drying and curling. To eliminate it, spraying with Fitoferm helps (2 mg per 1 liter of water).
  • Spider mite. Causes the formation of white dots on the bottom of the leaves and the covering of the plant with cobwebs, due to which it looks weakened. Insectoacaricides and acaricides (toxic drugs diluted at 1 mg per liter of water) are considered effective in the fight against it.
  • Slugs. They eat leaves and stems at night. They use ammonia (2 tablespoons per liter of water), which is used to treat the plant.

Slugs can be harvested by hand at nightfall

Breeding options

Clematis can be propagated in a variety of ways: by seeds, cuttings and layering.


We plant large seeds in January, small ones in March:

  1. We select the planting material (preferably a new crop) and sort it.

    Clematis seeds are large, medium and small

  2. We prepare a container with soil (earth, sand, peat in equal parts).
  3. We sow the seeds shallowly, sprinkling them with a small layer of earth, compact them a little and water them.
  4. We cover the container with glass and place it in a room with an average temperature of 25ºC.
  5. We regularly ventilate and moisten the seeds, and after the first shoots we place the container in a fairly bright place, but protected from scorching rays.
  6. After the appearance of the first leaves, we dive the seedlings and plant them in separate containers.

    The completeness of seeds, even of the same type of clematis, may be different in different years - it depends, first of all, on weather conditions.

  7. With the onset of heat, we plant them in partial shade in the open field. Shoot tips require periodic pinching to stimulate root development. They need to be carefully covered for the winter.

By cuttings

Reproduction of clematis by cuttings is one of the most famous and popular methods of breeding this plant:

  1. In the fall, we choose a five-year-old bush (young ones react poorly to such procedures and will not be able to reproduce a new one).
  2. Cut off cuttings with at least two developed buds, leaving 2 cm above them and 3-4 cm below them.

    Roots will grow at the bottom edge of the cutting

  3. Before planting, we treat each shoot with Phytohormone.
  4. In a container with prepared soil (sand with peat in equal parts) we plant the cuttings at a slight slope and send it to the basement (with a temperature of 0ºC) before spring.

    Two cuttings can be planted in one container

  5. We periodically check the condition of the soil: it must be moist. To do this, spray it from time to time.
  6. At the end of winter, the container is moved to a room with a temperature of 10-15ºC.
  7. In the month of March, as a rule, the first shoots already appear, after which we transfer the container with them to the greenhouse.
  8. After the sprouts reach a height of 10 cm, pinch off the lower leaves to stimulate root growth.
  9. In mid-May, we plant the plants in open ground.

Video: reproduction of clematis by cuttings

Air layering

This is the simplest effective method that does not require any structures:

  1. In October, we select a bush for propagation, cut off all the leaves and faded buds from it to a well-developed bud.
  2. We carefully dig up the soil near the bush and form grooves about 6 cm deep.
  3. We carefully lower the shoots into the grooves, sprinkle peat, earth on them and, having compacted, cover the clematis, as for wintering.

By next fall, the shoots will be ready for planting. It is better to dig them out with a pitchfork so as not to damage the roots.

The most abundant flowering in clematis is observed in summer - from the end of June to August.


The choice of a variety suitable for climatic conditions, the correct planting site and optimal care will allow you to easily create a bright carpet of multi-colored clematis on the site, which will revive any gazebo, wall of an old building or veranda. And thanks to the varieties blooming at different times, there is a unique opportunity to admire the splendor of colors and shades from spring to autumn.

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Clematis in the open field - planting and care

Clematis is a kind of decorative liana, strewn with many flowers of a wide variety of shades. Planting and caring for clematis outdoors is possible even for beginners, and recently flowers have gained immense popularity. These curly "bouquets" are increasingly used to decorate gazebos, fences, facades, or simply to decorate a flower garden and garden.

All neighbors to envy

Clematis care

After clematis is planted, it needs regular care. There is nothing difficult in this. The main thing is to pay attention to the flower in time.

For good development you will need:

  • watering
  • fertilizer
  • weed removal.


When watering, it is always worth remembering that the plant does not tolerate excess water. In the spring, it can be watered no more than once a week. One bush requires 0.5 buckets of water.

When summer comes, and with it comes a strong heat, watering is increased up to twice a week. The volume of water remains the same. You need to water the bushes only in the evenings.


As for soil fertilization, it must be applied during the growing period. And when the first flowers appear on clematis, all feeding stops until autumn. Once a month is enough. This technique works for an adult plant.

In the first year after planting the plant, it is not fertilized at all. Since in the first year, the bush received all the required fertilizing when planting.

Good fertilizer for this plant, concentrate for strawberries. You can also use ordinary water in which raw unsalted meat was washed. Or buy a special product from a flower shop.

In the spring, when clematis wakes up from hibernation, it must be watered with a solution of chalk with the addition of copper sulfate. This will save him from many diseases.

It is not difficult to prepare such a mixture, for 15 liters of water you need to add 500 grams of chalk and 200 grams of copper sulfate. Mix everything well and water the plants at the rate of one bush ½ bucket of solution.

Weed removal

Regularly from the flower bed where clematis grows, it is required to pull out all the weeds.Since this plant takes all the moisture and nutrients for itself. The best option would be to sow with special grass all the flower beds where clematis grows. Such a procedure will help protect the bush from harmful plants, as well as save it from the strong sun.

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Species diversity

There are about 300 main species in the plant genus. Many of them have several dozen ornamental varieties. Botanists offer several classifications of these plants according to the location of the buds, the size of the flowers and other parameters.

Clematis Jacques A group of varieties characterized by branched, flexible shoots 4-6 m long. Cirrus leaves, consisting of 3-5 segments, grow on them. Elongated flowers are arranged singly or in groups of up to 3 pieces. They are odorless and can be any color other than white. The flower diameter reaches 8-20 cm. Varieties:

  • Rouge cardinal - flexible shoots up to 2.5 m long, covered with trifoliate foliage and purple flowers with a diameter of 15 cm
  • Star of India - a shrub up to 3 m high with oval lobed leaves, blooms bright purple large flowers.

Clematis hot. The woody liana grows 4-5 m in height. On it are odd-pinnate leaves with broad-ovoid lobes. Flowers bloom in June-August. They are white, have narrow petals and are 2-3 cm in diameter. The buds are grouped in lush paniculate inflorescences. The Miss Bateman variety blooms twice a year with snow-white flowers with dark purple stamens.

Clematis Manchu. A branchy perennial plant that is frost-resistant, but requires good lighting. Flexible, non-lignified shoots grow 1.5-3 m in length. Bright green leaves with jagged edges are small in size. In summer, all the greens are hidden by many small star-shaped flowers of white color with a delicate, pleasant aroma.

Clematis Tangut. A branched shrub with erect shoots drooping at the ends. In culture, it can reach 3 m in height. The rhizome is pivotal, and the shoots are ribbed. The complex, pinnate leaves with oval segments are bright green in color. They rarely grow. Flowers in the form of wide-open tulips have yellow or beige petals. Their diameter is 35-40 mm. Each flower is located on a drooping pedicel.

Clematis purple. Flexible shoots up to 3.5 m long are covered with openwork foliage. The variety attracts with large (10-20 cm in diameter) flowers. The color of the petals contains various shades of purple. Varieties:

  • Polish Spirit - stems 4 m long covered with purple corollas about 8 cm in diameter
  • Ville de Lyon - liana with branched shoots forms a large shrub with lobed or whole leaves and dissolves large carmine (10-15 cm) flowers with bright yellow stamens.

Flowering clematis. Woody shoots up to 3 m in height are covered with large fragrant flowers in summer. Their petals are light pink in color. Popular varieties:

  • Vivian Pennel - with double lilac flowers 12-15 cm in diameter
  • Comtesse de Bouchaud - a slow-growing plant with shoots up to 4 m in length, blooms large lilac-pink flowers
  • Purpurea captivity elegance - bright pink dense double flowers.

Types and varieties of clematis with photos and names

There are many classifications of clematis. So, they are divided into groups of M.A. Beskaravaynaya, which take into account the origin of the species on the maternal line, uses the taxonomic system of M. Tamura, as well as the classification of L. Bailey, A. Raider, V. Matthews and others.

Beginners, as well as amateur gardeners, for the most part use the simplest classifications of clematis according to the size of flowers: small-flowered, medium-flowered and large-flowered. However, the most convenient classification system is as follows:

  • group A - flowering is observed on last year's shoots
  • group B - flowering is observed on the shoots of the past and current year
  • group C - flowering is observed on the shoots of the current year.

Below, these groups will be considered in more detail, as well as the clematis varieties related to them.

First group A

Alpine Clematis (Alpina)

The height of such a vine is about 300 cm. Leathery leaf plates are large. Tubular small flowers are blue in color. Flowering begins in August. In some cases, it is also used as a curb plant. Popular varieties:

  1. Artagena Franchi... It reaches a height of 200–240 cm. Bell-shaped flowers are directed downward. They are blue and have a white center.
  2. Albina plena... The height of the plant is about 280 cm. The flowers are double white. Flowering is observed in May – June.
  3. Pamela jackman... The stems can reach 200-300 cm in length. The drooping flowers have a blue-violet color, in length they reach from 60 to 70 mm. Blooms in April – June. Re-flowering is observed from the middle to the end of the summer period, it is less lush than the first.

Flowering Clematis (Florida)

A woody liana, reaching a height of more than 300 cm. Fragrant single flowers are relatively large, as a rule, they are painted in light color shades. There are bicolor varieties. The most popular varieties are:

  1. Vyvyan pennell... The plant reaches a height of about 350 cm. Terry flowers of lilac color in diameter reach from 12 to 15 centimeters.
  2. Kid... The height of the bush is about 100 cm. The flowers are cruciform, pale purple in color with a blue tint, in diameter they reach from 10 to 14 centimeters.
  3. Joan of Arc... Terry fragrant white flowers have a compact size, but they look large against the background of a small bush. This clematis is resistant to frost, direct sunlight, shade and most diseases.

Mountain Clematis (Montana)

This giant liana reaches a height of 9 meters. Small sharp leaf plates are collected in small bunches of 5 pieces. White flowers are located on long pedicels, they have yellow stamens, and in diameter they reach 40-50 mm. Does not have high winter hardiness. Popular varieties:

  1. Rubens... This woody liana is distinguished by its rapid growth; it reaches a length of about 6 meters. Pointed triple leaf plates have an oval shape and a bronze sheen. Pink-red open flowers are collected in 3-5 pieces. They reach 60 mm in diameter. This light-loving plant has a lush flowering.
  2. Montana Grandiflora... In this liana, shoots can be up to 5 meters long. Adjacent trifoliate leaf plates are arranged in bunches. Medium-sized open flowers about 50 mm in diameter have a very delicate aroma. They are collected in bundles in several pieces. The sepals are pink-white or white, and the anthers are yellowish. Flowering is observed in May – June.

Second group B

Woolly Clematis (Lanuginoza)

In length, this shrub vine reaches about 250 cm.Very spectacular single flowers reach about 0.2 m in diameter, they can be colored blue, white or pink. The first flowering occurs in May-June on last year's shoots, and the second - in the last summer weeks, but already on the shoots of the current season. The most popular varieties are:

  1. Madame Le Cultre... The length of the shoots can vary from 250 to 300 cm. Whole or lobed leaf plates can be trifoliate or simple. In diameter, the flowers reach from 14 to 20 centimeters, they have white sepals and light-colored anthers. Flowering begins in July. The plant is moderately resistant to frost.
  2. Hybrida Sieboldii... The stems are about 300 cm long. The flowers reach 16 centimeters in diameter. The sepals are pale lilac in color and have a dark edge, the anthers are brownish red. Flowering is observed in July – September.
  3. Lawsoniana... In length, the stems of this shrub liana can reach about 300 cm. The leaf plates can be simple, but most often they are trifoliate, the leaves have an oval shape. The buds are looking up. In diameter, fragrant flowers reach 18 centimeters. The color of the sepals is violet-lilac, while in the middle there is a strip of a dark shade, the anthers are purple. Flowering occurs in May – June, with occasional weaker re-flowering in autumn.

Spreading Clematis (Patens)

The stems of this shrub vine can be about 350 cm long. Large flowers reach 15 centimeters or more in diameter. They can range in color from dark blue to white. There are bicolor varieties. Flowers can be star-shaped, simple or double-shaped. Flowering is observed in May – June on last year's shoots. Sometimes there is repeated flowering in autumn, but already on the shoots of the current season. All varieties have low winter hardiness:

  1. Joan Pikton... The stems can be about 300 cm long. The flowers are large, so they can reach 22 centimeters in diameter. They are painted in a pale lilac color with a lilac shade, while in the middle of the petal there is a strip of light color. The petals have a wavy edge, the anthers are colored red. The bloom is very lush.
  2. Multi Blue... The height of the liana can reach up to 250 cm. The purple-blue double flowers reach about 14 centimeters in diameter. Along the stem, they are placed in several tiers. Flowering is observed in June – August.

Third group C

Clematis of the Jacquemann group

These plants were obtained by crossing Clematis Viticella with Clematis Lanuginosa. In most cases, this group is represented by large shrub vines, the length of the stems of which can vary from 4 to 6 meters. The root system is very well developed. The composition of the pinnately complex leaf plates includes from 3 to 5 large leaflets. The buds are elongated. Flowers can be collected in three pieces or be single. They are open, odorless and directed to the side and upward. They can be painted in a variety of colors, but not white. The flowers reach 20 centimeters across. But there are varieties whose flowers do not exceed eight centimeters in diameter. Long and lush flowering is observed on the shoots of the current season. In winter, they should be cut to the level of the surface of the site, or the shoots are shortened to 3-5 pairs of buds. The most popular varieties are:

  1. Rouge Cardinal... The length of the stems of such a vine can vary from 200 to 250 cm. The leaf plates are trifoliate. The cross-shaped open flowers reach about 15 centimeters in diameter. Sepals are velvety dark purple in color, anthers are pale purple. Flowering is observed in July – September. Possesses moderate frost resistance. This variety has many horticultural awards.
  2. Star of india... The stems of this shrub vine can reach about 300 cm in length. The complex leaf plates include from 3 to 5 whole or lobed leaves of an oval-pointed shape. The opened flowers reach 15 centimeters across. The rhomboid sepals have a deep purple color, a purple stripe runs along the middle, the anthers are light in color. A very lush bloom is observed from mid to late summer.
  3. Gipsy queen... The length of the shoots of such a shrub vine is about 350 cm. There are about 15 stems in one bush. Complex leaf plates. The buds are raised up. The opened flowers reach 15 centimeters across. The velvet wide sepals are painted in a deep purple color, they practically do not fade in the sun. Anthers have a maroon color, while the pollen is also colored. Lush flowering, observed from mid-summer to the onset of frost. Differs in shade tolerance, about 20 flowers are formed on one stem. It is resistant to fungal diseases.
  4. Bella... The stems are about 200 cm long. Waxy star-shaped flowers reach 10-15 centimeters across. At first, they are yellowish in color, but then they become snow-white. Such a plant is resistant to frost and fungal diseases. Flowering is observed in July – September.

Clematis violet (Viticella)

In this species, flowers are painted in a variety of shades of purple. The flowers are simple, sometimes drooping, in diameter they can reach 10–20 centimeters. The length of the stems does not exceed 350 cm, while they are characterized by rapid growth. Flowering is observed in June – September. Varieties:

  1. Ville de Lyon... This liana is shrub. In one bush, there are about 15 dark brown stems, which can reach 350 cm in length. The complex leaf plates include from 3 to 5 lobed or whole leaves, yellowing and drying at the base of the shoots. Buds look up, peduncles are long. The open flowers reach 10 to 15 centimeters across. The carmine-red sepals are quite wide; in summer they fade in the sun. Anthers have a rich yellow color. Lush flowering, about 15 flowers are formed on each stem.
  2. Viola... The length of the stems is about 250 cm. The leaf plates are trifoliate. Lush and long flowering is observed in July – October. The disc-shaped open flowers are outwardly similar to the propeller, in diameter they can reach from 10 to 14 centimeters. On the surface of the dark purple sepals, lilac veins are clearly distinguishable, the color of the anthers is yellowish.
  3. Polish spirit... The stems of this vine can reach 400 cm in length. A large number of lilac-lilac flowers grow on them, reaching about 8 centimeters in diameter. Flowering is observed from the last days of June until the onset of frost.

Whole-leaf Clematis (Integrifolia)

This is a climbing shrub that does not cling to a support. In height, such clematis reaches no more than 250 cm. Bell-shaped drooping flowers can be painted pink, blue, red, purple or blue. The most popular varieties are:

  1. Clematis Durandii (Clematis Duran)... It is one of the most beautiful large-flowered species that are hybrids. The height of such a climbing shrub is about 200 cm. There are about 15 brown stems in one bush. Dense, one-piece, simple oval-shaped leaf plates are resistant to direct sunlight. The drooping flowers reach 12 centimeters in diameter. Sepals are colored bright blue or deep purple, they fade in the sun, the color of the anthers is yellowish. About 15 flowers are formed on one stem. Flowering is observed in July – October.
  2. Vyarava... The stems are about 250 cm long. In diameter, the stellate flowers reach 12-16 centimeters, from the inside they are lavender, along the petals there is a strip of burgundy color. Their outer surface is even lighter in lilac shade, while the middle stripe also has a paler color. Flowering ends with frost.
  3. Memory of the heart... The length of the stems of this dwarf shrub varies from 100 to 200 cm. The drooping bell-shaped flowers reach 5 to 9 centimeters in diameter. Lush bloom is observed in July – October (before frost).

Clematis pungent (small-flowered)

It is a fast-growing vine with small, fragrant white flowers. The stems are about 5 meters long. Complex plumose leaf plates are dark green in color. The inflorescences are made up of cruciform flowers. Flowering is observed in July – August.

Clematis Tangut

This tall vine is fast growing. Small bell-shaped flowers are yellow in color. You can collect seeds from this plant. It is highly resistant to frost, so it is not necessary to cover it for the winter.

The above are the main species that breeders use in their work, trying to get new, even more beautiful varieties.

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