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CLEMATIS alpina 'Frances Rivis'

Commonly known as Alpine clematis

Deep violet-blue form of the Columbine clematis
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
£15.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
  • Deciduous - early flowering species- bears flowers on previous year's shoots and, sometimes, on new growth in summer.
  • Blue - deep violet blue
  • Height - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Spread - 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 - nodding, bell-shaped flowers 5-8cm (2-3in) across, often with twisted sepals.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - provide shade for roots and base of plant.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - C. alpina varieties tolerate cold, exposed sites. Prune after flowering to allotted space to encourage growth for next season's flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin - Europe.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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