Clematis information & tips - Plant Guide
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Climbing plants Clematis
Climate zone 6, -23.3° to -17.8°
Care of climbing plants
Using the right soil is essential for the plants to get off to a good start. Use Pokon garden plant soil for this. The climbing plants will then take root faster. With the right nutrition (Ecostyle Climbing Plants) you will see that this benefits the growth speed and the quality of the flowers and leaves.
Maintenance of climbing plants
Pruning climbing plants is not that difficult, but it is important because it stimulates growth. The plant will age and bloom longer. Good pruning tools are important, see also accessories nutrition for the right tools.
Climbing plants can be divided into four groups.
The climbing plants do not attach themselves, but seek support from, for example, pergolas or mesh panels. Some well-known vining creepers are:
Evergreen Climbing Plants
In order to be able to enjoy green climbing plants in winter, it is good if you choose evergreen climbing plants such as the hedera or the star jasmine. The star jasmine has beautiful flowers in the spring.
Self-adhesive climbing plants
Self-adhesive climbing plants attach themselves to the substrate with adhesive roots. You can let these creepers climb on walls or fences.
Some well-known self-adhesive climbing plants are:
Virginia creeper such as the Parthenocissus
Deciduous Climbing Plants
Most climbing plants are deciduous, so you don't see foliage but the beautiful branches of the creeper.
Some well-known deciduous climbing plants are:
Wisteria - Wisteria
Honeysuckle - Lonicera
Virginia creeper - Parthenocissus
To create height in the center of your garden, you can, for example, grow clematis, climbing roses or star jasmine along a climbing frame or rose arch.
It is better to place 3 climbing plants per linear meter to divide your garden. In this way, your partition is quickly closed and the view is limited.
If you are growing self-adhesive creepers along a wall, keep in mind that these self-adhesive roots can damage your joints.