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Clematis ‘Mrs Cholmondeley’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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An attractive climber, Clematis 'Mrs Cholmondeley' has a pretty display of large lavender-blue flowers in early summer and sometimes again in autumn.

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

Supplied Size: 2L deep container (40 - 60 cm tall)

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

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June - August.
Flower Colour: Pale Blue.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Clematis 'Mrs Cholmondeley' is a small, scrambling climber.
Height: up to 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1 m (3 ft)

Pruning: Gently prune Clematis 'Mrs Cholmondeley' back to a top pair of strong buds before growth begins in early spring.

Plant Finder: about Clematis ‘Mrs Cholmondeley’

Common names



Clematis ‘Mrs Cholmondeley’ (Clematis). This is a large-flowered hybrid which is very easy to grow, They will open in the early summer with 6 to 7 petals which are widely spaced and tapering to the base; they are light to lavender blue and paler along the midribs. It will reach 5m in height.


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.

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Clematis ‘Mrs Cholmondeley’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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