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The Clematis and Daylilies At The Front Gate Draw Lots Of Comments

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Clematis and Day Lilies

For Mother’s Day our sweet grandchildren usually give me a Lowe’s gift card. Perfect gift for a gardener, right?

I always buy  Clematis with those gift cards because then they can see what they gave me and watch them grow more and more beautiful year after year. That’s how I came to put Clematis by the front gate area. I’d never grown Clematis before but I kind of had a little idea that it was a delicate little vine with a few flowers here and there. Oh my, was I ever surprised when beautiful things started to happen. It only took a year before there were plenty of bloom. Yes, the vine is very delicate, which is surprising considering the amount of growth it puts on each year and the abundance of blooms it produces.

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Clematis and Day Lilies at front gate

 

We have nice people stop all the time to chat about the garden. When the Clematis are in bloom (a very long time) most comments and compliments are about them.

The peachy Day lilies beneath them set off the pinky lavender of the Clematis really well. Both SO easy to grow.

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Front gate with Clematis and Day Lilies

Clematis Are Blooming

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Early Clematis in bloom on iron gate of grape arbor

One of the earliest signs that Spring is really here, is the early Clematis bursting with blooms. I have a lot of Clematis and unfortunately I bought most of them before I understood the different blooming/pruning patterns completely.

After a season of the quick, early bloomers and then a season of the last all summer and into fall bloomers, well I thought I’d really made some poor choices of some of my Clematis. But, now when the early ones are blooming so beautifully, when most other plants are just setting buds for blooms, I’m thinking the early ones do have their advantages. After a long winter (and this one wasn’t all that bad) it’s so nice to again see some color in the garden…the earlier the better,

It May Be Time To Cut Back Your Clematis

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Clematis in bloom

There are basically two types of Clematis, ones that flower in early spring and those that flower beginning in summer and bloom ALL summer long. They are pruned differently, so it’s good to know which you have (and if you don’t have any Clematis growing, you are definitely missing something wonderful), so you’ll know when and how much to prune. See (http://wp.me/P1OXDF-Ps).

The ones that bloom in early spring don’t need any pruning. If you need to prune to control the size or shape, at least wait until after it finishes blooming.

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Clematis on post by deck

The ones that bloom all summer long (and fall too) need to be pruned back to about 12″ to 18″ from the ground. This will help the plant grow more vigorously and to have way more blooms. This needs to be done while the plant is still dormant, before it buds out in the spring. The stems and leaves will be all dead and crispy, so pruning will be easy.

If you don’t get around to pruning, no problem. It won’t hurt the plant, and you won’t get as many blooms, but the plant will be okay.

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Clematis

Clematis are so great. If you’ve got something for them to climb on (they like sunshine but also like for their roots to be in the shade), whether its a post, trellis, fence or a bush or tree, plant at least one. I really like the Reiman, it’s a steady bloomer, but there are so many good ones out there. See http://wp.me/p1OXDF-fF

When you buy a Clematis, it’s best to get a potted one that is already at least 18″ long. If you get the really small ones, they can take a little while getting established. Soon, the garden centers will have plenty to choose from. Check em’ out.

Picture It…Vines Blooming All Through The Garden

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Clematis in bloom

Okay, I’m hooked on Clematis. They have such beautiful flowers and they bloom for such a long time. I have them all over the yard and I look forward to them maturing and adding so much color to my garden.

There are so many different vines that have beautiful blossoms though, like Wisteria, Trumpet Vine, Bougainvillea,  Star Jasmine, Morning Glory, Climbing Hydrangea, and Honeysuckle, just to name a few. No matter what climate you live in, you can have beautiful, flowering vines.Vines can grow on fences, on porch posts and railings, on arbors, against the side of the house or garage, over a pergola or even up into the trees and tall shrubs. Since vines use different methods of climbing, it’s important to know how they grow, to know what they can grow on.

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Star Jasmine

 

  • Twiners  –  As they grow, their stems wrap around whatever they are climbing on. Good examples of twiners are Wisteria, Clematis and Morning Glory. Twiners can grow on fences, lattices, post and in trees.
  • Tendrils – These vines have little threadlike tendrils that curl around the support. Sweet Peas climb by tendrils. They can grow on chain link fencing, netting and into trees and tall shrubs.
  • Rootlets– To hold fast to their support, these vines have little pads of roots that attach to whatever it is climbing. They can climb on bricks, masonry, tree trunks, rocks and wooden post. Climbing Hydrangea is a vine that uses rootlets to support it’s great weight as it climbs.
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Wisteria Blossoms

Some flowering vines are delicate and light (such as Clematis) while others can get very heavy (Climbing Hydrangea for instance), and grow to be very large. By doing a little research, it will be easy to put just the right bloomers in just the right place in your garden. Just between you and me…you can’t go wrong with Clematis though. Some stay small while others can grow 20′ or more. Once you have one blooming in your garden, you’ll be trying to make room for more…and more.

Get out those catalogs (you did order yours, didn’t you?) and have a look at the variety of beautiful, flowering vines for your garden. Check out post http://wp.me/p1OXDF-Ub for info on ordering gardening/plant catalogs.

 

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Honeysuckle vine

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Bouganvilla

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Morning Glory vine and flowers

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Trumpet vine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Clematis I Highly Recommend

I have planted clematis all over the garden because they can co-mingle with other climbing plants and not be invasive or intrusive. One of the clematis has out performed all the others. The Reiman Clematis has been in continuous bloom since it started blooming early in the summer. It has grown more than any of the others and it has a beautiful blue/violet color. I’m so glad I have two of them. As they grow and cover the gate and arbor I’ll post pics or videos.

I’m sure in time the other clematis in the garden will began to perform, but if you want one that will be beautiful from the very start, try a Reiman.

Check out this video of the Reiman Clematis on the gate attached to our grape arbor.

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