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The creeping and climbing Clematis is one of the most popular garden plants. The myriad species and hybrids employ the entire rainbow of colors for their spectacular displays during the summer months. Dr. Mary Toomey shares her expertise as a biologist, botanist, entomologist, and soil ecologist as well as her passion for clematis. Step-by-step photos and illustrations and clear, authoritative text guide you through all aspects of the cultivation, hybridization, and care of the clematis. Also in the Care Manual series: Roses, Bonsai, Cactus and Succulents, Fuchsia, Magnolias, and Rhododendrons.