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CLEMATIS armandii 'Snowdrift'



Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.


Pure white flowers


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  • Good to know - early spring scent of vanilla. Prune after flowering to allotted space to encourage growth for next season's flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
  • Place of Origin - China, Myanmar, Vietnam.
  • 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 - 3-5m (10-15ft)
  • Spread - 2-3m (6-10ft)
  • 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 - star-shaped flowers 5cm (2in) across. Produces flowers on previous year's shoots.
  • Evergreen
  • 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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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Slug Pellets
Slug killer blue mini pellets are easy to use and give effective control of slugs and snails. Ideal in garden, conservatory or greenhouse.
Only £6.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Copper Tape
Quick and easy way to repel slugs and snails from your pots with this adhesive copper tape.
Only £7.50

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Sisal Twine
2ply sisal garden twine - 250 grams
Only £4.50

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