With hundreds to choose from, clematis are one of the best climbers you can grow.
They’re split into three groups, and which one they fall into is determined by how and when they’re pruned. Whichever you choose, all can be planted in the same way to help ensure they grow well.
Most clematis flowers are shades of pink, purple and white, but you could also try growing yellow-flowered species like Clematis tangutica and Clematis repens.
Take a look at these 10 pretty summer clematis to grow, for more inspiration.
Discover our step by step advice on planting a clematis, below.
You will need
- Garden compost or well-rotted manure
- Tiles or stones
- Soft twine or alternative plant ties