Designing a backyard Trellis would love opinions

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Hi all,
I am new to the site. Been ruminating about a backyard trellis and would love some thoughts tips

my plan:

6’x10’ galvanized kennel panel pre manufactured which has 3x 1.25” vertical
support posts

was going to use 1” EMT conduit to insert into the support posts cut into
5’ lengths and drive 2’ into the ground leaving 3’ of above ground vertical
support to place the panel on to

live in IL, was planning to plant clematis x4 rooted plants along the bottom
of the panel to hopefully train to clImb the trellis

thats what I had in mind

do I need to further re-inforce the conduit in the ground or is 2feet deep overkill or
enough?

also, is clematis the way to go for best color and blooms ?

thank you for all your thoughts and opinions!
 

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In 2008 someone asked similiar questions about the plants. They do have some different characteristics. Here is a list of 10 or so with pictures.


I use 3/4" galvanized conduit to hang feeders and they are 2ft down 8 up. Don't go less, loaded it will be a sail in the wind. It will be big and bold. Careful that the delicacy of the flowers does not get lost in all the steampunk. You can use pipe clamp and bolt to or through some annual containers as well.
 
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I use tanalised wooden trellis with four inch posts in metal post holders. I replaced the trellis at the last house, I think it lasted about eight or ten years, the posts were still fine. I drilled the posts in places to make homes for solitary bees. Personally I much prefer natural material. even if it does take a little more maintenance.
 

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