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CLEMATIS florida 'Bicolor'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

(Syn. 'Sieboldii') - beautiful form with large white flowers and a conspicuous central boss of violet-purple stamens
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn
£17.50 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre Deep
  • Deciduous - or semi-evergreen.
  • Bicolor
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • 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 - mid-season flowering species. Produces flowers with 5-6 sepals and a domed boss of violet-purple staminodes
  • 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 - - syn. var. bicolor 'Sieboldii'. Weak-growing variety. Prune out dead and damaged stems in early spring before growth starts. Trim remaining stems to strong buds.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin - eastern China, Japan, via Botanical Garden, Ghent where it was introduced by von Siebold in 1829.
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Saucer-shaped - 7-10cm (2¾-4in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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