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Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Blush pink, tinted white. Cream anthers
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingVigorous, early flowering climber. Produces 5-6-sepalled flowers in axillary cymes
Hardy - average winterHardy 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 sunProvide shade for roots and base of plant.
CLEMATIS armandii 'Apple Blossom'
Additional FeaturesGood to knowEarly spring scent of vanilla. Prune after flowering to allotted space to encourage growth for next season's flowers.Pests & Diseasescutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass, clematis wilt.Place of originChina, Myanmar, Vietnam.
Flower ShapeSaucer-shaped4-6cm (1½-2½in) across
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
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Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilHumus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
Toxic - Category CSkin irritantRabbits. C. harmful if eaten
- 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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