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CLEMATIS armandii

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Creamy-white flowers and long leathery dark green leaves
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£25.00 each 

  • Evergreen - large, bold leaves to 15cm (6in) long by 5cm (2in) wide,
  • Cream
  • Height - 3-5m (10-16ft)
  • Spread - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • 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 - vigorous, early-flowering climber. Produces flowers on previous year's shoots.
  • 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 - provide shade for roots and base of plant.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - ideal near a house entrance for spring scent of vanilla. Prune after flowering to allotted space to encourage growth for next season's flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass,clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin - China, Myanmar, Vietnam. Introduced into the UK by Ernest Wilson (1876-1930) in 1900.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - 5cm (2in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Oblong
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -

Buy Varieties of CLEMATIS armandii

CLEMATIS armandii 'Apple Blossom'  AWARD

CLEMATIS armandii 'Apple Blossom'  >

Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Blush pink flowers, tinted white, from darker pink buds.
£26.00 each 
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CLEMATIS armandii 'Snowdrift'

CLEMATIS armandii 'Snowdrift'  >

Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Pure white flowers
£26.00 each 
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