CLEMATIS tangutica

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Yellow lantern-like flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Yellow
  • Height
    5-6m (16-20ft)
  • Spread
    2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • 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,floriferous, late-flowering climber. Flowers are followed by fluffy seedheads.
  • 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 tangutica

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£16.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Late pollen and nectar for insects. Cut back previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about 15-20cm (6-8in) above soil level before growth starts in early spring.
    Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
    Place of origin
    Western China, northwestern India.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped 4-sepalled flowers 4cm (1½in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    Rabbits. C. harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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