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CLEMATIS serratifolia

Commonly known as Korean clematis, Virgin's bower

Lemon-scented soft yellow flowers with dark stamens, blooming from late summer to autumn. Silky seed heads last well into winter
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each 

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022


  • Deciduous - pinnate, usually 5-toothed leaflets. More delicate than the usual foliage
  • Yellow - with purple stamens
  • Height - 2.5-4m (8-13ft)
  • Spread - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • 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 - woody-stemmed twining climber. Flowers appear singly, or in groups of 2-or 3, mainly from the upper axils. Fluffy seed heads
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees and other insects. Cut back previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about 15-20cm (6-8in) above soil level before growth starts in early spring
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids, clematis wilt
  • Place of origin - China, Japan, Korea. Brought back from Korea by EH(Chinese) Wilson
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - bell-shaped, 4-sepalled flowers 2.5-5cm (1-2in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf form - Pinnate - see photos above
  • Leaf margin - Serrate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant

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