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in The potting shed
I have been given some old GW mags and whilst reading through them I saw a pic of Pixie clematis. It stated that it is low growing and to grow over the side of a pot.
Just wondered if anyone has grown this before and whether they have found it does not climb and if they are growing it in a pot. I must say it did look good and I have been thinking about getting one.
This is a cultivar of Clematis cartmannii, I grew one called 'Joe'. They don't do much clinging on and are so small that they wouldn't climb far if they did. I'd say OK in a pot on a patio but not much garden impact
They do have a beautiful perfume so if you can put one at nose height in a sunny spot you'd enjoy it.
A scented one!
Mine did exactly what it was supposed to do, grew over a tallish pot, a large long tom, and looked lovely as it flowered very early in the year - I grew it in a barely heated greenhouse and it was a joy, especially as it was perfumed. I kept it for a couple or so years, I then put it outdoors for the summer and forgot to bring it in, whereupon it died!!