Synopses & Reviews
The Viticella clematis are an undiscovered garden treasure - abundant, vigorous anti varied in appearance, easy to grow and maintain. They are the perfect starting point for growers new to the clematis. 'A garden plant second to none, ' in the author's words. The standard Large Flowered varieties of clematis, being easier to display in orderly garden centres, completely dominate in the commercial market. Viticellas, by comparison, are easier to grow, vigorous, hardy and completely resistant to the threat of Clematis Wilt ('Stem Rot') which is a constant obstacle to the growth of healthy Large Flowered clematis plants. This new book is the only one on this subject, and offers a valuable practical guide to Viticellas, leading the reader through the varieties of small, medium and large blooms, and explaining the route to successful growth. The striking impact of the Viticella combined with the ease of cultivation offers exciting prospects.
A practical guide to the Viticella Clematis, this book leads the reader through the varieties of small, medium and large blooms, and explains the route to successful growth.