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CLEMATIS cartmanii 'Joe'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Dwarf growing but very floriferous, white
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - leathery, deep green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long on purple stems.
  • White
  • Height - 20cm (8in)
  • Spread - to 50cm (20in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - a bushy, trailing shrub. Produces flowers with 5 to 8 sepals on previous year's shoots.
  • 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)
  • Full sun - provide shade for roots and base of plant.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can be trained as short climber to 1.5m (5ft) by tying-in. Tidy after flowering rather than prune
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. New Zealand.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - shallowly cup-shaped 3-4cm (1¼-1½in) across
  • Panicles - cyme-like panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
20cm (8in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  to 50cm (20in)

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