Clematis leaves dry up

My Clematis leave all dried up? What might have caused the problem. Will this spread to other plants such as lily? What kind of soil is good for clematis. I added some wood ash to the soil, is woo-dash good…

Clematis

I live in Toronto near Lake Ontario. I have had lots of problems growing many kinds of Clematis. One of the most common problems is that I get some blooms and then the leaves start to dry up, turn brown…