Clematis near large clump of daylilies ?

pump_toad(z4 iowa)May 5, 2009

Too many clematis and too little space so am wondering if it is ok to plant close to a large clump of daylilies or is there too much competition for roots and water?

Long question.

Lois

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alina_1

Hi Lois, I would not say there would be too much competition. The DL roots are shallow; the Clematis roots are deep. They have similar requirements: both need excellent drainage. I would go for it! Maybe, they would need some extra fertilizing during the growing season.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 11:59AM
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jeanne_texas(Z 8B TX)

I've got clematis planted near my Daylilies and have had no problems..I cite what Alina said...good advice...Jeanne

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 1:10PM
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pump_toad(z4 iowa)

Thanks so much for the advice. I knew I could count on you folks so I will go for it.
Lois

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 1:18PM
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