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CLEMATIS montana 'Elizabeth'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Large soft pink fragrant flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Purple-tinged leaves.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Soft pink with yellow anthers
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    2-4m (6-13ft)
  • 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
    Vigorous, early-flowering climber
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shade roots and base.
  • Partial shade

CLEMATIS montana 'Elizabeth'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Prune to allotted space after flowering to encourage new growth for next season's flowers.
    Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. UK. G Jackman and Son
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    4-sepalled flowers 5-6cm (2-2½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • 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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