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DeciduousLate flowering. Flowers on current year's shoots
RedCrimson with red-brown 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, 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 sunShade roots and base.
CLEMATIS 'Rouge Cardinal'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowPrune back previous year's shoots to a pair of strong buds about 15-20cm (6-8in) above soil level before growth begins in early spring.Pests & Diseasescutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.Place of originGarden origin (France).
Flower ShapeSingleRow of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals4- to 6-sepalled flowers 10cm (4in) across
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(see photos above)Ovate (see photos above)
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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