Thanks Stacey-lovely rose-The rain is over and my house is not in a flood plain. No landslides or anything like that. We did have torrential rains though-sometimes it was as much as 2-3" an hour. Not fun to be out in. We had 1/2 of our yearly rain in 6 days.
"Joan, I'm not an expert with clematis and I've never grown them in a pot. The only advice I can give you is that they like their roots in the shade, but their stems and leaves in the sun. Also, for me, it has always taken 3 or 4 years…"