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CLEMATIS montana 'Broughton Star'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Semi-double salmon-pink flowers
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CLEMATIS montana 'Broughton Star'

 
  • Deciduous
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Salmon pink with yellow anthers
  • Height
    7m (22ft)
  • Spread
    2-4m (6-13ft)
  • 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
  • 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
    Shade roots and base
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - prune to allotted space after flowering to encourage new growth for next season's flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. Vince and Sylvia Denny.
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens - 4-sepalled flowers 4-7cm (1½-2¾)in across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Incised see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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