for a Clematis to climb 3 stories, cover
a fence, take zone 2 conditions, and
also be smothered in white during late
summer and fall? Clematis paniculata is
easy care and looks great year after
year. Combine with hybrid clematis for
screening to get great effect.
Flowers are white
Flower is 4 cm wide or
about 2 inches.
Foliage is green
cm tall or about 27 feet.
Blooms in Sept-Oct
Prune hard early
sun to full shade.
like shade on the roots and sun on the tops, and
many varieties, especially in the pinks and mauves
are quite shade tolerant. An alkaline soil (add a
handful of dolometic lime if your soil is acid)
will be beneficial. Plant something (perhaps Sedum
spectablis) to shade the roots if the Clematis is
growing in full sun. Regular watering to establish
the plants is good but after that they are quite