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CLEMATIS x durandii

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Striking bright blue flowers on long stiff stems, good for cutting
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.
£15.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2020
  • 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
  • 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 -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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