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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica

Commonly known as Virgin's bower

Bronze tinged foliage in winter, flowers pale yellow spotted reddish purple
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  • Evergreen
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • Yellow
    Pale yellow spotted purple
  • Height
    2.5-3m (8-10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • 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
    Early flowering species. Produces 4- to 5-sepalled flowers singly, or in clusters, followed by attractive seed heads, on previous year's growth
  • 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
    Provide shade for roots and base of plant.
  • Partial shade

CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Prune after flowering if size needs restricting
    Pests & Diseases
    cutworms, aphids on young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
    Place of origin
    Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Open cup-shaped 2-7cm (¾-2¾in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    Rabbits. C. harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Buy Varieties of CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica

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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Freckles'

CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Freckles'

Virgin's bower

larger flowered form, tinged pink with maroon spots

 
£17.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Wisley Cream'

CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Wisley Cream'

Virgin's bower

large creamy-white unspotted flowers

 
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