CLEMATIS - The most challenging aspect of growing clematis vines is learning when to prune them. Pruning at the right time will promote optimum blooming. Following is a list of the clematis vines we are offering this year. They can be planted from now until mid-October. To make your life easier, I have included pruning information for each cultivar.
For color and texture in the shade you can't beat a combination in Jim Gersbach's Northeast Portland garden of Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila,' hardy Fuchsia magellanica gracilis 'Variegata' and Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum').
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Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.