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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Freckles'

Virgin's bower

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  • Good to know - grow over arch or pergola to appreciate the flower colour. Prune after flowering if size needs to be restricted. Wildlife plant - early nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
  • Place of Origin - Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Height - in metres - 2.5 - 3m (8-10ft)
  • Spread - in metres - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - early-flowering species. Flowers on previous year's growth. Open, cup-shaped flowers 5-10cm (2-4in) across followed by attractive seed heads.
  • Evergreen - leaves are slightly bronze beneath.
  • Full Sun - provide shade for roots and base of plant.
  • Partial Shade
  • Scented flowers
  • fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
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Larger flowered form, tinged pink with maroon spots

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£14.50 each
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Pot size: 3 Litre Deep
Delivery Information
Available from autumn 2016.

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