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How to grow Clematis

  Clematis plants are a truly wonderful addition to any garden and home. With the right care , you can enjoy their blooms from spring until late fall.  Where to plant : Clematis blooms best in full sun. Chose a spot that will provide sufficient light for your plant.  Spacing : Plant Clematis 24 to 36 inches apart.  Soil : Clematis prefers a moist, well-drained soil with a neutral to slightly alkaline pH. In areas with acidic soils, add lime periodically to keep the pH moderated. Clematis is susceptible to stem wilt, so although the soil needs to be moist, it must be well-drained. Planting : Plant clematis in spring or fall. You can plant in summer, especially in the...

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