Tips on growing clematis--did you know they can't climb wooden trellises? They don't twine; they wrap, so any support thicker than 1/2 inch won't work. Use twine or trellis netting to give the illusion of climbing on your wooden trellis.
Growing Climbing Plants in Containers Many compact climbers, such as jasmine and some clematis, are well suited to living in pots. All they need is a good-sized container, suitable support and regular watering and feeding.