Clematis 'Frankie'

Clematis 'Frankie'

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2 lt pot (60cm cane) £12.99
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Buy Clematis 'Frankie' alpine clematis (group 1): Gorgeous blue flowers with cream stamens
<UL><br><li><b>Position:</b> full sun or partial shade<li><b>Soil:</b> fertile, well-drained soil, neutral soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> average to fast<li><b>Flowering period:</b> April to May<li><b>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<br><br>Broad, bell-shaped, light to mid-blue spring flowers and mid-green leaves. This early spring flowering clematis is perfect for covering a north or east facing wall. The fluffy seed-heads, an important decorative feature, look fabulous glistening in the sun.<br><br><li><b>Garden care:</b> 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.<br><br></li></ul>


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil, neutral soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Broad, bell-shaped, light to mid-blue spring flowers and mid-green leaves. This early spring flowering clematis is perfect for covering a north or east facing wall. The fluffy seed-heads, an important decorative feature, look fabulous glistening in the sun.

  • 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.

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Eventual height & spread

newly planted

3

ho0ing this will grow into climbing roses against a wall

armandii

hebden bridge

Yes

Memories

5

This was the last part of a Christmas voucher and I bought it because my late husband Frank loved clematis.I was so pleased with the healthy looking specimen that arrived recently, Good amount of healthy leaves and buds which I am sure will romp away in a border facing my kitchen window. It's so good being able to receive plants from Crocus, no "poorly" or neglected ones ever arrive so one can shop with confidence that what one buys will give years of pleasure.

Swimbo

Wetherby, West Yorkshire

Yes

Definitely buy again without hesitation. Recommend to ever

5

Bought this climber to grow trellis. Condition is fantastic. Colour will look superb amongst others I have purchased and been very impressed with. Could not find a fault with this plant as with the others I purchased. I will definitely buy again from çrocus again with absolute confidence.

One eyed gardener.

Cumbria

Yes

Definitely buy again without hesitation. Recommend to ever

5

Bought this to grow up trellis along with other climbers. This came in fantastic condition and is looking very healthy.very impressed with this purchase.

One eyed gardener.

Cumbria

Yes

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4.5 4

100.0

Can this clematis be grown in a large patio tub. I need it to cover a screen on a north facing wall. If not can you suggest any clematis or honeysuckle that could do it.

juliatee

Hello there There are clematis that will tolerate and grow on a north facing wall, but if you are also wanting to grow in a pot then ideally you need to use one of the more compact varieties. Clematis 'Frankie' will tolerate a north or east-facing wall. Clematis alpina http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/clematis-alpina/classid.855/ Clematis 'Bees' Jubilee' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/clematis-bees-jubilee/classid.868/ Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/clematis-macropetala-wesselton/classid.2000005512/ Hope this helps

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