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Clematis

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General Needs

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

Description

Clematis genus. 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.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Fragrants

Origin

Europe, China, America.

Interest and use

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

Cultivation

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.

Propagation

You can propagate the cultivars in the early summer by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings or layering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, mildew and clematis wilt may cause problems.

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