AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Abundance'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Bell-shaped wine-red flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Light green leaves
  • Red
    Wine red with cream anthers
  • Height
    3m (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, small-flowering , semi-woody 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.

CLEMATIS viticella 'Abundance'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Cut back previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about 15-20cm (6-8in) from soil level before growth starts in early spring.
    Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
    Place of origin
    Central southern Europe, western Asia. (Garden origin, France)
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Open bell-shaped, deeply veined, 4-sepalled flowers 6cm (2½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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