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.
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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 email@example.com
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
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