Clematis 'Apple Blossom'

clematis (group 1)

2lt pot (60cm cane)
pot size guide
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Feed regularly at monthly intervals during the growing season; if you are short of time use a slow-release fertiliser

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil, neutral soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Flower colour: pink
  • Other features: evergreen
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    Delicious, almond-scented, whitish-pink, early spring flowers and mid-green leaves, emerging bronze-tinged. This vigorous, evergreen clematis is ideal for a sunny, west- or south-facing site. For maximum enjoyment of the sweetly scented flowers plant next to a house entrance or well worn path, allowing plenty of space for the plant to grow. Please be aware that this plant is toxic to dogs if eaten.

  • Garden care: No routine pruning is necessary. If the spread of the plant needs to be restricted prune immediately after flowering, cutting back overlong shoots to healthy buds. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.

Viburnum × juddii

judd viburnum

Excellent for a partially shady spot

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Traditional steel obelisk

Traditional steel obelisk

A sturdy structure for even the heaviest of climbers

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Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'

black lily magnolia

Fabulous purple-pink flowers

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Helleborus × hybridus Harvington red

Lenten rose / hellebore

Rich red flower colour

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Clematis root protector

Clematis root protector

Protects the plant at it's roots

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