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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CLEMATIS alpina 'Broughton Bride'

Commonly known as Alpine clematis, Virgin's bower

Pendulous white flowers with slight mauve markings on the outside

Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£15.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - pale to mid-green leaves 3-5cm (1¼-2in) long with 3-5 lance-shaped to broadly oblong, toothed leaflets
  • White - from cream buds
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • 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 - early-flowering climber. Produces flowers on previous year's shoots and sometimes on new growth in summer
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - roots and base of plant must be in shade. Later flowers are double
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, voles, aphids, clematis wilt
  • Place of origin - garden origin. 1998. UK. Denny's Nursery, Preston, Lancs.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - open bell-shaped with 4 narrow, sepals 5-7cm (2-3in) long
  • Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Leaf margin - Incised - see photos above
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - lightly scented
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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