I love this time of year. Occasional frosts set the morning sparkling with light. There are still leaves hanging on to the trees and the ones that remain are…
They are fully to half hardy. They will require a rich soil that is kept moist, but it is well drained. They should be grown in full sun, but the roots will require shade and protection from too much heat.
You can propagate the cultivars in the early summer by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings or layering.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Aphids, mildew and clematis wilt may cause problems.