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RedPetunia red with light chocolate anthers
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingLate, small- to large-flowered climber
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Full sunPrefers full sun. Provide shade for roots and base of plant.
CLEMATIS 'Ernest Markham'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowRemove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring. Trim remaining stems to strong buds.Pests & DiseasesCutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.Place of originGarden origin (UK)
Flower ShapeSingleRow of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals10cm (4in) across, with 6 to 8 blunt-tipped sepals
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Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilHumus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
Toxic - Category CSkin irritantRabbits. C. harmful if eaten
- Pruning Group 1 - Flowering mid / late spring
- Pruning Group 2 - Flowering late spring / early summer
- Pruning Group 3 - Flowering late summer / early autumn
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