8i have horticultural grit, peopl keep mentioning vermiculite, and i just read how to take cutting from clematis using perlite, what's the difference? does it matter which you use?
Not in the least, use which ever is successful for you. I do cuttings in pure sharp sand,no perlite, vermiculite or compost at all. Works for me.
I use grit but I do use a bit of compost mixed in with it for cuttings.
I might try that Berghill!
Wowberghill,just sand? Must try, is it successful?
Very successful, but you do need to move the cuttings out as soon as they are rooted. I pot them up into a very gritty compost (peat free plus 50% crushed ceramic material). Don't forget though that I only propagate rock garden plants from cuttings.