Synopses & Reviews
Clematis rates among the most beautiful of climbing vines, but in the past its popularity suffered because it was considered hard to grow. Not any more. This lavishly illustrated guide explains how to cultivate todays hardy new stocks and enjoy clematis throughout the seasons. Success is assured, thanks to complete instructions on deep planting, watering, feeding, and pruning, along with diagrams of climbing structures. Choosing among the many colors and flower shapes available is easy with the help of the spectacular pictures and detailed information in the directory of 250 varieties that fills the whole second half of the book.