CLEMATIS texensis 'Princess Diana'

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Miniature tulip-shaped pink flowers with a vibrant pink central bar which becomes mauve-deep pink as it nears the edge of the flower
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CLEMATIS texensis 'Princess Diana'

  • Deciduous
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    With yellow anthers
  • Height
    2-4m (6-13ft)
  • 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
    Late, small-flowered climber
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shade roots and base.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - now called 'Princess Diana'. to avoid confusion with an old Jackman cultivar. Cut back previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about15-20cm (6-8in) above soil level before growth starts in early spring.
  • Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin.UK. Barry Fretwell
  • Flower Shape
    Tulip - 5-7cm (2-2¾in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant

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