Clematis 'Freda'

2 lt pot (60cm cane) £14.99
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Buy Clematis 'Freda' clematis (group 1): Bright cherry-pink flowers

This climber is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.


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

    Beautiful, bright cherry-pink flowers in May and June amid purple-flushed, mid-green leaves. This award-winning form of montana clematis is ideal for covering a wall or fence in a north-facing site. A less vigorous relation of Clematis montana 'Pink Perfection', it's perfect for small gardens.

  • 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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Very Healthy

5

Good sized plant which soon established itself to create good cover for a trellis arch.Has attractive foliage even when not in flower and easy to keep under control.

north country gardener

Northumberland

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Good colour

5

Good plant for early Spring

JamJar

Northamptonshire

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A lovely colour and not a sickly pink!

5

Great climber to cover a large space of wall (i.e. a garage wall and roof)

Liz

Altrincham

Beautiful against a stone wall

5

I planted this to climb up trellis across the front of our house which is north facing. It has been there 3 years now, is doing very well and is smothered in flowers every year. I only trim off shoots which are too long or untidy to keep it a neat shape, and give it a liquid feed each Spring. It is a lovely splash of colour against the natural stone of the house.

Island Girl

Isle of Wight

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Lovely strong colour

4

Great for early flowers and strong colour, growing through roses on high wall, visible and fragrant. Just like other Montanas maybe less vigorous, but such a lovely colour.

Nicole

Yorkshire

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Beautiful and easy to grow.

5

We planted this (two years ago) against a North facing wall. After it had flowered the first year I cut all shoots back to about 36 inches from the base, and in the past year it has produced lots of new shoots and scrambled up a 10 foot trellis. All I needed to do was tie in the shoots to prevent wind damage. It is now covered from top to bottom in flowers and very healthy foliage. A really lovely plant.

Muddy fingers

Isle of Wight

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Clematis Freda

5

The Clematis Freda and other bought are doing very well and thriving in my delightful garden together on a large trellis. I am looking forward to Spring when I know they will give a good show.

Lady Fell

Chichester

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Great for sunless patio

5

A lovely clematis for a rather sunless back yard - currently growing happily with a winter flowering Jasmine.

Chris Mac

Greater Manchester

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Lovely colour

4

Deep pink, strong growing, leaves also purple tinge, should be a good contrast to paler colours. No less vigorous than similar clematis, may need keeping in check.

Nicole

Yorkshire

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Clematis 'Freda' Hi Please can you help. Could I plant a Cleamtis 'Freda' in a pot. I want to grow it up a fence on a patio? If so what sort of pot would be ideal? As always thank you for your help........ Kind Regards Brenda

BRENDA COXALL

Hello Brenda, It is possible to grow this in a large pot - the bigger the better really but at least 50 x 50cm - as long as you make sure it is kept well fed and watered. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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