Clematis blight on a Josephine Clematis

I have a Josephine clematis in a pot on a south west facing terrace on the 8th floor of a condo. It has many blooms, but the flowers and buds have started to droop with brown stems. This happened last…

Clematis’s Cut-back

Hello, I have cut back my 2 clematis early in spring. Last fall I mistakenly did too early (end of summer) to the RIGHT one. The other one (LEFT) was not done anything on purpose to see how it grows.…

Pruning new Clematis Montana Elizabeth

I am wondering how I should prune my new Clematis Montana Elizabeth (planted in May 2023). I know group 1 Clematis don’t necessarily need to be pruned, and they should only be pruned after they finish flowering, but I read…

Clematis sudden leaf death

  I came home from a few days away to find my Jackmanii clematis covered in dead leaves and buds with a few bits of new growth. It’s been well watered and the base looks ok. My first thought is…

Diamantina Clematis

Help!!, My 3 year old dementia is loaded with beautiful flowers in a pot on our south w facing terrace. It overwinter well and is blooming well, but suddenly some of the leaves are turning brown black and you the…

Clematis Diamentina

I have a diamantina clematis in a pot on a terrace facing west. This is it 2nd year. It flowered beautifully late spring/early summer and it has not flowered again. There are no buds appearing yet . It did flower…

Plant ID: white bell-like flower

I took this picture a while ago when traveling. Sorry that I do not have a better image. I would love to know what the white flowers are in the image if identifiable. Many thanks!…

Moving a Clematis

hello I have later summer blooming clematis I want to move out of the shade this year and into the sun where it will be happier. I now a good time to move it? I have read conflicting advice on…

Vines for chain link fence

Hi You answered my first vine question. Now no 2. For chain link fence. Are the only vine plants that don’t require any trimming the ivies ie persian, english etc. I really don’t want to expend a lot of energy…

Flowering vine suggestions

Would you be able to recommend a flowering vine that I could use on my Belgium fence (diamond shape wire trills) which is fastened to a wooden fence. I am looking for a vine that has small leaves and small…