July 29, 2012
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Clematis Comparison

Clematis Comparison Clematis Comparison Genus: Clematis The clematis family includes a 250+ species with various native origins on nearly every continent. Here in Wisconsin, there are a few cultivars that perform well and are reliable hardy, like Sweet Autumn and Superba Jackman. Mature sizes vary, but in general as a […]
July 30, 2010
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Amethyst Falls Wisteria

Amethyst Falls Wisteria Wisteria frutescens ‘Amethyst Falls’ Description & Overview Amethyst Falls Wisteria is perfect for smaller spaces, this gorgeous twining vine grows at about a third of the rate of Asian wisteria. Blooms at an early age, with its lightly fragrant purple racemes weeping gracefully downward. Use in containers […]
July 30, 2010
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Carrion-flower

Carrion-flower Smilax herbacea Description & Overview Carrion-flower is a Wisconsin native perennial vine that dies back to the ground each season. It’s typically found on moist forest edges and climbs on nearby plants or structures with twining tendrils. The 1” round clusters of green flowers are fly pollinated. Female plants […]
July 30, 2010

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Engelmann Ivy

Engelmann Ivy Parthenocissus quinquefolia var. engelmannii Description & Overview Engelmann Ivy (aka. Virginia Creeper) is a large, fast-growing, five-leaved ivy. Overall this is a great grower and hardy to Midwestern zones, and while it’s not a true icy, it is a spectacular vine. The leaves start out as white and […]
July 29, 2010
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Limber Honeysuckle

Limber Honeysuckle Lonicera dioica Description & Overview Limber Honeysuckle is a Wisconsin native vine. It’s a low, climbing, vine-like shrub with arching branches. In late spring, expect a display of showy red, stalk-less flowers with yellow stamens. Afterwards, it forms green fruits that mature to a vibrant red-orange. It’s deciduous, […]
July 29, 2010
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American Bittersweet

American Bittersweet Celastrus scandens Description & Overview American Bittersweet is a Wisconsin native climbing vine with colorful clusters of orange fruit capsules that open to reveal red seeds. Celastrus scandens is dioecious, meaning you need a male and a female plant to get fruiting. This is a multi-season vine, offering […]
July 29, 2010
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Autumn Revolution™ American Bittersweet

Autumn Revolution American Bittersweet Celastrus scandens ‘Bailumn’ PP19,811 Description & Overview Autumn Revolution is a fast-growing vine well-known for its fall color and orange fruit. It has many of the same qualities as the native American Bittersweet, except it’s monoecious meaning you don’t need a separate male and female plant […]
July 29, 2010
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Hydrangea Vine

Hydrangea Vine Hydrangea anomala petiolaris Description & Overview Hydrangea Vine is one of the best flowering vines for shady areas. It produces clusters of aromatic, 6-10” flat-top white flowers in summer. Stems are a dark cinnamon-brown color with exfoliating bark that splits and peels. Fruit capsules remain throughout winter to […]
July 28, 2010
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Pink Champagne Clematis

Pink Champagne Clematis Clematis x ‘Kakio’ Description & Overview Pink Champagne Clematis is an early-flowering, compact clematis ideal for containers and smaller gardens. It produces festive, deep-pink flowers in summer that can reach 6-8” in diameter. The petals are uniquely striped with white bars. Pink Champagne will bloom in early […]
July 28, 2010
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Superba Jackman Clematis

Superba Jackman Clematis Clematis x jackmanii ‘Superba’ Description & Overview Superba Jackman Clematis is one of the most popular of the clematis vines. It boasts showy, deep violet-purple flowers that are slightly broader than those of C. ‘Jackmanii’ and will cover this climbing vine throughout most of the summer. It’s […]
July 28, 2010
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Blue Light Clematis

Blue Light® Clematis Clematis ‘Vanso’ PP15,953 Description & Overview Blue Light Clematis is a delightful, award-winning sport of Mrs. Cholmondeley Clematis. It has large, violet-blue to pale blue flowers. The distinctive, prolific blooms easily measure five to six inches wide, are doubles in spring, and semi-double in fall. It’s an […]
July 28, 2010
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Vancouver Danielle Clematis

Vancouver™ Danielle Clematis Clematis Vancouver™ ‘Danielle’ Description & Overview Vancouver Danielle is an early blooming clematis! It has exceptionally large, brilliant violet-blue flowers with a striking reddish bar through the petal centers and red-tipped stamens. With its compact habit, it is ideal for containers or smaller gardens. Like all clematis, […]
July 28, 2010
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Sweet Summer Love Clematis

Sweet Summer Love Clematis Clematis ‘Sweet Summer Love’ Description & Overview Sweet Summer Love is an easy to grow and maintain clematis with great hardiness for upper Midwest and Wisconsin climates. Another award winning, vigorous clematis option! It produces small but profuse cranberry-violet flowers in July and August, sometimes into […]
July 28, 2010
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Rouge Cardinal Clematis

Rouge Cardinal Clematis Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ Description & Overview Never failing to impress, these brilliant, velvety crimson blooms grow on a woody vine with leathery-textured, green foliage. Rouge Cardinal Clematis is a compact vine, making it an excellent choice for containers and small spaces. It’s also great for covering a […]
July 28, 2010
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Sweet Autumn Clematis

Sweet Autumn Clematis Clematis paniculata Description & Overview While the name is ever-changing, Sweet Autumn Clematis produces a cloud-like appearance of deliciously scented, small, creamy-white star-like flowers in early fall followed by attractive feathery seed heads. It’s a vigorous grower that can be used in a variety of garden and […]
July 28, 2010
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Niobe Clematis

Niobe Clematis Clematis ‘Niobe’ Description & Overview Expect large, 5-7” velvety ruby-red flowers with contrasting ivory stamens. Niobe Clematis is another award winning clematis! It’s considered to be one of the best reds on the market and is a vigorous grower. Clematis in general have a wide range of uses […]
July 27, 2010
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Ernest Markham Clematis

Ernest Markham Clematis Clematis ‘Ernest Markham’ Description & Overview Ernest Markham Clematis is an award winning and very reliable clematis cultivar valued for its large, open, magenta-pink flowers. Train it to climb along a trellis, arbor, or fencing, or leave unsupported to ramble through medium to tall shrubs. It creates […]