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BlueWith 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, mid-season, large-flowered climber
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Full sunProvide shade for roots and base of plant.
CLEMATIS 'General Sikorski'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowRemove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring. Trim remaining stems to strong buds.Pests & DiseasesCutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.Place of originGarden origin (Poland)
Flower ShapeSingleRow of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals10-15 (4-6in) across with 4 to 8 overlapping sepals
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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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