Dappled shade helps to preserve the flower color of a soft-pastel clematis. ‘Silver Moon’ clematis blooms before ‘Merritt’s Supreme’ hydrangea forms flower buds and again when the hydrangea is in its full August glory.
Clematis macropetala - downy clematis - a robust, deciduous climber with attractive, toothed leaves divided into leaflets with sharply serrated edges. Single nodding pale blue to violet-blue flowers appear in spring with some blooms in late summer
Training Clematis Vines – Tips For Clematis Growing On Trees And Pole Supports
The versatile clematis vine can climb up almost anything, including trellises, garden walls, pergolas, poles or trees. All you need to do is learn how to train a clematis to climb. Read here for information about training clematis vines.