CLEMATIS 'Rouge Cardinal'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Large Flowered Summer Varieties

Crimson velvet
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CLEMATIS 'Rouge Cardinal'

 
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  • Deciduous
    Late flowering. Flowers on current year's shoots
  • Red
    Crimson with red-brown anthers
  • Height
    2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • 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
    Late, large-flowered climber
  • 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
    Shade roots and base.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - prune 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 & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin (France).
  • Flower Shape
    Single Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - 4- to 6-sepalled flowers 10cm (4in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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