Clematis montana var. montana

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Buy Clematis montana var. montana clematis (group 1) ( syn rubens ): Masses of early summer pink flowers


  • 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 mauve-pink flowers smother the plant in late spring and early summer, complimenting the purple-flushed, mid-green leaves. This fast-growing montana clematis is ideal for covering a wall or fence in record time. Remember to support the plant well as it grows, as the foliage can get very dense.

  • 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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Hi I have a well established Birch tree in my garden and I'm looking for a climber plant to go around the base of the tree. Can anyone recommend please?

laurie89

Hello, There are a couple of things that spring to mind - here are some of my favourites. Clematis Etoile Violette http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/clematis-etoile-violette/classid.925/ C. Madame Julia Correvon http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/clematis-madame-julia-correvon/classid.927/ Lonicera periclymenum 'Belgica' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/lonicera-periclymenum-belgica/classid.1683/ Rosa 'Albertine' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/rosa-albertine/classid.1273/ R. 'Constance Spry' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/rosa-constance-spry/classid.1115/

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