CLEMATIS VINES are HUNGRY for vitamins and nutrients ~~ Feed them a clematis smoothie for massive blooms. Save banana peels, eggshells, and tomato discards. Put in a blender with water, purée, then pour around the root areas.
Clematis are popular for their diverse flower forms and colors, as well as their ability to grow virtually anywhere! Learn more about planting, supporting and pruning Clematis from Three Dogs in a Garden.
Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only tall. Spreads Prefers full sun to partial shade.
Pruning Clematis: Clematis is called the queen of climbing vines, but her highness needs a yearly pruning to bestow those masses of flowers. i've stunted a few by pruning incorrectly. From Organic Gardening
Million Bells (Calibrachoa) Perfect in containers, along borders or in beds, millions of bells spill out and over to create magnificent displays of blooming color. In warmer climates they have even been known to blossom right through the winter months!