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Last updated 26/3/20 10:28.
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CLEMATIS texensis 'Princess Diana'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Miniature tulip-shaped pink flowers with a vibrant pink central bar which becomes mauve-deep pink as it nears the edge of the flower
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - late flowering - bears flowers on current year's growth
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 2-4m (6-13ft)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • 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 - flowers 5-7cm (2-3in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shade roots and base.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - now called 'Princess Diana'. to avoid confusion with an old Jackman cultivar. cut back previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about15-20cm (6-8in) above soil level before growth starts in early spring.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.UK. Barry Fretwell
  • Flower Shape - Tulip
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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