CLEMATIS 'Ville de Lyon'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Large Flowered Summer Varieties

Bright carmine-red
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Red
    Carmine red with darker sepal margins and yellow 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

CLEMATIS 'Ville de Lyon'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Best grown through a shrub as lower foliage becomes scorched by late summer. Prune back previous year's stems 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
    10-13cm (4-5in) across with 4 to 7 sepals
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Cottage garden
    Suitable for small gardens
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    Rabbits. C. harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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