Clematis ID and some questions....

fluffybuttJuly 30, 2010

Can someone tell me what this clematis might be? I think it's on it's third season and so far it hasn't bloomed that much. It's in a pot and I wonder if I should plant it in the ground.

I just got a Henryi and I'm planting that by the fence. I think it's pruning group 2, so does mean if I plant a different variety by it, it needs to also be group 2?

Also, what pruning groups should you plant with roses? I'm thinking you wouldn't want group 1 because you'd have a hard time pruning it to the ground and removing all the vine from the roses. Is that right? The roses are Knockout Roses.

Your help would be much appreciated!

Here is a link that might be useful:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
fluffybutt

Ok, I think I mixed up pruning groups 1 and 3 but hopefully you know what I mean.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 3:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

Actually most people do plant type III hard prunes with roses because they are easy to whack to the ground and pull out at the same time you prune your roses.

The Clematis in the picture is a type III but I'm not sure which one. There are several similar. Tango, Minuet, and Palette come to mind.

Henryi is a II. Most people prefer to keep the pruning groups together or prune them all the same if possible.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 9:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
fluffybutt

Awww, thank you! I did a lot of searching online but didn't really find an answer to my question. Found lots of info and pictures but not the answers I was looking for. So now I know what to look for to plant with my roses and the Henryi.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 9:17PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Sweet Summer rabbit fodder.
I planted a sweet summer love last year and in the...
ked1985
What size container would you recommend?
I have several clematis growing in the ground. However,...
gardenbug
Clematis Question?
I am just giving my clematis (Guernsey Cream) a very...
gardenbug
Need advice/insight on my Clematis
I'm in Zone 5/6, Pennsylvania. So I bought this Clematis...
lady_alicia Zone 5/6 PA
Clematis heaving out of the ground?
Hi. I have a 4 year old Jackmanii clem that has begun...
lismari
Sponsored Products
Area Rug: Aimee Wilder Rosy Mauve 8' x 11'
Home Depot
Vintage 32-inch for 8-inch Centers Wall Mount Pedestal Bathroom Sink Vanity
Overstock.com
Runner Rug: Smithsonian Sage 2' 6" x 8' Flatweave
Home Depot
Arteriors Home - Vada Lamp - 17006-877
Great Furniture Deal
Camelot Razzle Dazzle Gold Three-Light Clear Gemcut Wall Sconce, 11.5W x 16.5H x
$702.00 | Bellacor
California Outdoor Concepts 1/4 in. Diamond White Fire Glass - 860-30
$49.99 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™