Spring Planting Ideas Featuring Clematis and Roses

In this post I share one of my favorite combinations in the garden. Spring Planting Ideas featuring Clematis and Roses.  You will find a video from my garden sharing tips and varieties I grow.

Spring Planting Ideas | Clematis and Roses

Orange rose climbing with a clematis

It finally feels like Spring in my garden as I walk through the landscape around the front of my home this early April morning.  Hard to believe just five days ago we had 5″ of snow covering the garden.  This is the time of year I enjoy weeding, mulching, moving plants around, and adding new plants to the garden especially in my front landscape because it is the first to dry up in the Spring.  During the early days of Spring, you want to be very careful not to step on the grass too much until it drys up to prevent damage.   Today I want to share a great combo planting idea for your home garden.    Take a look at the video I put together featuring my clematis and rose plantings in my early April landscape.  I share a few pruning and planting tips you won’t want to miss.


Find this video on my Home Garden Planting Tips Playlist. All my videos are at Bren Haas YouTube Channel.

Highlights From Clematis Pairing with Roses

rose protecting the clematis

Images of Clematis that pair up great with most home garden roses.  It is fun to watch the roses try to catch up to the Clematis that usually bloom earlier each year. in the image below I show how the rose climber is protecting the base of the clematis.  Clematis like to be in the sun but their roots need the shade.

My Very First Clematis

Here are images of my first Clematis.  I bought a small cutting at Walmart for $5 and this ended up being my star in the garden for many years.  The plant died during some house renovations so I am looking for this variety to add to my collection  Let me know if you have seen this giant white clematis!

Thanks for checking out my post today!  I hope to share more about a few of my new vines growing successfully.  Be sure to stay in touch!

clematis in the garden

Lets Connect

hank you so much for stopping by my website. I hope my clematis and rose planting ideas were useful to you. I’d love to connect with you so please share with me by commenting below.  I’m out in the garden all Spring sharing live so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Facebook! 

Happy Garden,

Bren Haas

Bren Haas

Bren Haas

Bren Haas is the creator of GardenChat which is the first online gardening social community using social media. Her website features gardening tips and tricks, recipes, travel ideas, product reviews, and social media how-to help from her personal and unique experiences.

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