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Clematis - will it damage wall/foundation of building

Sara5Sara5 Posts: 21

Hi, I would like to plant a climber that will grow up a trellis on an external garage wall.  I would like something that won't damage the wall or garage foundations, do you think that a Clemitis will be suitable?

Thanks, Sara 

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  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,123

    Clematis won't do that sort of damage, so don't worry about it.

  • Sara5Sara5 Posts: 21

    Thanks for this. Sara 

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 19,510

    Clematis doesn't cling like ivy or Virginia Creeper. It winds it's leaves around the supports you give it.

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • Sara5Sara5 Posts: 21

    Thanks for the advice. Sara

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