Winterizing clematis in a deck planter box

Have 17″ x36″ planters 17″deep patio planters with clematis in each. Very small drainage holes in bottom. Live in zone 5. Clematis planted this past spring. They did very well. Climbing up Pergola posts. Not sure how to winterize them.…

Porcelain Vine

Please identify this climbing plant? My neighbour got a bad allergic reaction after touching it . Also what is the ideal ph for growing clematis? Thank you…

Non-Flowering Clematis

For the second consecutive year my clematis Pamela Jackman, while still putting on the usual masses of stems & lush foliage, has declined to flower. It has flowered in the same (unchanged) spot for over 10 years – I don’t…

Clematis

Hello: I am in Ottawa. I have a clematis that looks exactly like the photos I have found of “edda”, which seems to be a group 3. But this blooms early summer. It has already finished first bloom. Is it…

Vine or Climber to Cover Concrete Hydro Pole

Hi! I live in East York and my front lawn has been graced with an unsightly concrete Toronto Hydro pole. I wrapped chicken wire around it and had a trumpet vine growing up it which invaded the lawn, so I…

Multiple Clematis in One Spot?

Hello from Toronto’s East end ( Riverdale ISH area). I have a very sunny yard, sloping southwards and sandy soil… I have had a Dutchman’s Pipe and I am taking it out as the roots are creeping all over the…

Clematis- Like Yellow Flower

I have Clematis and they are purple and blue colors.  I want to mix them with yellow flowers.  Is there any yellow flower like Clematis.  I have a pole and they are rounding around the pole nicely but would be…

Clematis Winter Care

I would like to winterize my two clematis plants. I live in a condo facing east on the 14th level. Each plant is in a resin/plastic tall black container. How do I protect them for over the winter? Do I…

Unknown Type of Clematis Pruning

My daughter moved into a house last fall with a huge clematis on the southwest wall of the garage. There were no signs of bloom. We didn’t prune it as we didn’t know the type. This year it did not…

Pinching out new Clematis Growth

I have been growing clematis on a trellis in full sun for a few years now.  My trellis is only 4ft high and I don’t want to increase the height as it will block out the view of the rest…