CLEMATIS alpina 'Blue Dancer'

Commonly known as Alpine clematis, Virgin's bower

A very popular pale blue early flowering clematis.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pale to mid-green leaves 3-5cm (1¼-2in) long with 3-5 lance-shaped to broadly oblong, toothed leaflets.
  • Blue
    Pale blue
  • Height
    2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • 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
    Early-flowering climber. Produces flowers on previous year's shoots and sometimes on new growth in summer. Fluffy seed heads in late summer.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Provide shade for roots and base.
  • Partial shade

CLEMATIS alpina 'Blue Dancer'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£15.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    C. alpina varieties tolerate cold, exposed sites. Prune after flowering to allotted space to encourage growth for next season's flowers.
    Pests & Diseases
    Cutworms, aphids on young plants, clematis wilt.
    Place of origin
    Europe.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Open bell-shaped with 4 narrow, twisted sepals 5-7cm (2-3in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    Rabbits. C. harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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