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Commonly known as Virgin's bower
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Deep red with yellow anthers
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
Free-flowering, compact, early, large-flowering climber
Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Shade roots and base.
Good to know - remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring. trim remaining stems to strong buds.
Pests & Diseases
cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
Place of origin
garden origin (Poland)
Single Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - 10-15 (4-6in) across with 4 to 8 pointed sepals
Entire see photos above
Lanceolate see photos above
Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
- Pruning Group 1 - Flowering mid / late spring
- Pruning Group 2 - Flowering late spring / early summer
- Pruning Group 3 - Flowering late summer / early autumn
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