Hide the downspout with a trellis. I really like this idea and it looks great too.
Build a Fence Trellis: To maximize small space, train beans on fence-mounted trellises. Cut a 5- x 10-foot piece of rigid 1/4-inch wire mesh. Attach four wood blocks to the fence (one for each corner of mesh), screw a hook into each block, and fit the mesh over the hooks.
Clematis 101 Easy Care Guide – exactly what you need to know to have a clematis vine filled with flowers
Tips on growing clematis–did you know they cant climb wooden trellises? They dont twine; they wrap, so any support thicker than 1/2 inch wont work. Use twine or trellis netting to give the illusion of climbing on your wooden trellis.
combination of grasses with daylilies | View Image Clematis Vines with Daylilies
Alternatives to trellis on the side of the house – mesh wire with brick clips (so no drilling).
Wire trellis for peas or clematis.
Clematis Jackmanii The large blooms of the Jackmanii measure up to six inches and cover the vine from summer through the end of autumn.
Clematis 101 Easy Care Guide | Clematis is one of the most-loved garden vines yet its not always easy to know when to prune your vines or leave them alone. This will help you determine which type of clematis vine you have and when its best to trim it back, and when you should leave it alone.