Jane’s Plant of the Week
Jane’s Plant of the Week is the Clematis including compact growers from Alameda.
The Clematis is called many names, including traveller’s joy, old man’s beard, and virgin’s bower.
But the name Clematis actually means a climbing plant. There are over 250 species and cultivars known, often named for their particular characteristics.
The climbing varieties are valued for their ability to scramble up walls, fences, and other structures.