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Clematis ‘Mikelite’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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With masses of dark purple flowers with a conspicuous dark red bar, Clematis 'Mikelite' is a fantastic clolourful climbing plant.

Clematis 'Mikelite' is an excellent climber for many positions but is particularly suitable for growing up trellis against a sunny wall or fence.

Supplied Size: 2L container (40 - 50 cm tall) - 1 plant left at this size

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Clematis ‘Mikelite’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July to September.
Flower Colour: Dark purple.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized, compact, scrambling Clematis.
Height: up to 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 1 m (3 ft)

Pruning: To reduce the size or rejuvenate, prune Clematis 'Mikelite' back to a pair of strong buds, 15 - 20 cm above ground level before growth begins in early spring.

Plant Finder: about Clematis ‘Mikelite’

Common names

Clematis, Virgin's bower, Leather flower, Vase vine


Clematis ‘Mikelite’ (Clematis). This genus consists of evergreen or deciduous mainly twining climbers and herbaceous perennials. The climbing Clematis is considered to be one of the most beautiful and yet most fussy ornamental vines you can grow. They are grown for their mass of flowers. Their bloom colours will range from white or blue to a deep crimson red or midnight purple.


They are fully to half hardy. They will require a rich soil that is kept moist, but it is well drained. They should be grown in full sun, but the roots will require shade and protection from too much heat.

Interest and use

Grown for their mass of flowers, which can be grown on trellises and walls. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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