AWARD

CLEMATIS x durandii

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Striking bright blue flowers on long stiff stems, good for cutting
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Blue
    With golden anthers
  • Height
    1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • 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
    Non-clinging - requires staking. Flowers have 4 to 6 sepals
  • 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
    Provide shade for roots and base of plant.
  • Partial shade

CLEMATIS x durandii

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    For best flowering cut back last year's stems to 15-20cm (6-8in) above soil level in early spring before new growth starts.
    Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. France.
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • 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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