Some are evergreen, some deciduous. Flower sizes range from small and delicate to large plate-sized blossoms. And some even fill the air with a sweet fragrance.
Blossom times range from late winter right through to autumn, with certain species putting on two command performances over the growing season!
Despite rumours to the contrary, clematis vines are actually quite simple to care for.
It’s true that they’re finicky about where they like to set their roots. And yes, a bit of extra attention when planting will make a big difference in their performance.
But once established, their brilliant display as they climb and tumble in masses of flowers will make you forget all about that extra effort.