CLEMATIS 'Countess of Lovelace'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Large Flowered Summer Varieties

Double bluish lilac flowers in early summer and single flowers on new shoots in late summer
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CLEMATIS 'Countess of Lovelace'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12.00 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre Deep

 

  • Deciduous
  • Blue
    Bluish lilac
  • 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
    Early to mid-season flowering. Flowers on previous year's shoots and tips of current year's new growth
  • 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 - remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring. Trim remaining stems to strong buds.
  • Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin (UK)
  • Flower Shape
    Double Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing - flowers 10cm (4in) across with cream anthers
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    in late summer, 6-sepalled
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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