Clematis 'Bees' Jubilee'
clematis (group 2)
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil, neutral soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: May to June and September
- Flower colour: pink
- Other features: ideal for growing in a container
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Luscious, large, deep pink, early summer flowers with a darker pink stripe and mid-green leaves. This compact clematis is ideal for growing through a climbing rose or tree in partial shade. Although it may take time to establish it is well worth the wait, since it is a prolific flowerer.
- Garden care: Remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring, cutting all remaining stems back to where strong buds are visible. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.
Do you want to ask a question about this?If so, click on the button and fill in the box below. We will post the question on the website, together with your alias (bunnykins, digger1, plantdotty etc etc) and where you are from (Sunningdale/Glasgow etc). We'll also post the answer to your question!
Q:Climbing plant suitable for a pot, to grow on a North facing wall
Hello Would you be able to advise whether there is a climbing plant which I could grow in a container against a north facing wall? Many thanks CathyAsked on 17/3/2010 by C Flack
A:Hello Cathy, There are several Clematis that would be suitable, although none of them will flower prolifically in the shade - here are some of the best. Clematis Arabella http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/clematis-arabella/classid.2000004765/ C. Betty Corning http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/bell-shaped-flowers/clematis-betty-corning/classid.7067/ C. Guernsey Cream http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/clematis-guernsey-cream/classid.2000005535/ C. Bees Jubilee http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/clematis-bees-jubilee/classid.868/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant DoctorAnswered on 18/3/2010 by Crocus Helpdesk
Q:Which potted climbers for a north-facing spot?
Hi Is there a climber that I could plant in a pot to grow up a north facing wall, on the decking? Thanks VickiAsked on 16/6/2009 by firstname.lastname@example.org
A:Hello Vicki, There are several which would be suitable, however they will not produce masses of flowers in a shady spot - here are some of the best options. Clematis florida var. sieboldiana, Clematis Arabella, Clematis Bees Jubilee or Pyracantha spp. I hope this helps. Helen Plant DoctorAnswered on 17/6/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
It is difficult not to get excited about this fabulous group of plants. Their big, bold, brightly coloured flowers, coupled with their versatile growth habits, make this one of the most popular plant groups of all time. There is no secret to their successRead full article
Many flowering plants can be encouraged to produce better and longer-lasting displays with the minimum of effort. A plant produces flowers in order to reproduce and ensure the survival of the species. Once a plant has flowered and fertilisation has takenRead full article
Clematis Wilt is usually characterized by a complete collapse of either the entire plant, just one of the shoots, or just part of a shoot. The foliage will turn black and the veins take on a purple colour. Large-flowered cultivars are particularly susceptRead full article
There are different symptoms which point to honey fungus, some or all of them may be present at one time. Also, death can take years or be virtually instantaneous with plants being suddenly stopped in their tracks, half-opened leaves just frozen in time.Read full article
The garden is at its most dormant right now, so it’s a good time to catch up on any pruning missed or forgotten since the autumn. If the weather isn’t favourable, you can leave it for a week or two, but make sure all winter pruning is completed before theRead full article