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Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
YellowPale yellow spotted purple
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingEarly flowering species. Produces 4- to 5-sepalled flowers singly, or in clusters, followed by attractive seed heads, on previous year's growth
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 cirrhosa var balearica
Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Prune after flowering if size needs restrictingPests & Diseasescutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.Place of originBalearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia.
Flower ShapeCup-shapedOpen cup-shaped 2-7cm (¾-2¾in) across
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
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(see photos above)Oblong (see photos above)
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilHumus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
Toxic - Category CSkin irritantRabbits. C. harmful if eaten
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
- 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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Buy Varieties of CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica
larger flowered form, tinged pink with maroon spots
large creamy-white unspotted flowers