Clematis 'The President'

Clematis 'The President'

2 lt pot (60cm cane) £12.99
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Buy Clematis 'The President' clematis (group 2): Outstanding large rich-purple flowers
<UL><br><li><b>Position:</b> full sun<li><b>Soil:</b> fertile, well-drained, neutral soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> average<li><b>Flowering period:</b> June to September<li><b>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<br><br>Large, purple-blue flowers with handsome pointed petals and red centres from June to September. Since its introduction in the late 19th century this has been one of the most popular clematis. A free-flowering and reliable variety, it is ideal for training over a pergola or garden arch in full sun or partial shade.<br><BR><li><b>Garden care:</b> 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.<br><BR></li></ul>


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Large, purple-blue flowers with handsome pointed petals and red centres from June to September. Since its introduction in the late 19th century this has been one of the most popular clematis. A free-flowering and reliable variety, it is ideal for training over a pergola or garden arch in full sun or partial shade.

  • 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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Eventual height & spread

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5

Wonderful service. This was a gift for a friend who had recently lost a family member. She was very touched by the plant and I felt that the choice on offer and service was excellent and the price reasonable. I would certainly use again, thanks!

Jess

London

Yes

Lovely clematis, very good grower and beautiful colour

5

A really beautiful clematis, easy to grow and flowers reliably.

Sue

Sutton Coldfield

Yes

Show stopper

5

What a beauty this is. It flowers are abundant and eye-catching. I have mine onto a willow obelisk in my small cottage garden where every plant has to earn its place. This one certainly does.

Pippa

Derbyshire Dales

Yes

Clematis'The President'

5.0 3

100.0

Climbers for North East facing wall Hi I was just wondering if you could give me some advice please. Our house is a Victorian end of terrace - the side of the house faces North-East. The side of the house is very bare (only two tiny windows on ground floor) and we would like to grow something up the wall. We have had trouble with graffiti in the past and want to paint the side of the house and then put trellis to about 7ft. Can you suggest something that would grow quite quickly please. Kind Regards Joanna

Joanna Swainson

Hello Joanna, If you click on the link below it will take you to our fast growing climbers, which will cope with low light levels. If you click into each card you can then see the eventual height and spread of each plant - some of them are pretty big. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/plcid.15/vid.186/vid.237/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

Crocus Helpdesk

Thank you so much Helen, this helps a lot.

Joanna Swainson

Clematis loosing it's leaves-is this normal? Hi Crocus, Recently I have bought lots of plants from you for my new garden including a Clematis 'The President'. It arrived in splendid health but now a month later it is dying back rapidly and losing its leaves-which are now brown. Is this just part of its winter state? Will it come back next spring? Thank you for your help

Crocus Customer Services

Hello Sue, I'm sorry if you are unhappy with the plant, these plants are deciduous so are losing their leaves now. This is a natural part of their life cycle and soon the leaves will disappear altogether. I have added some notes to your order about your concerns, so if the plant fails to put on lots of new, lush growth in spring then please get back to us and we will happily replace it. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

Sue

Thank you for this I just didn't know if this was meant to happen never having grown a Clematis before! Thank you for your advice Sue

Crocus Helpdesk

Climbing Plant on a North-Facing Trellis Dear Sir/Madam, Could you recommend a climbing plant for a trellis? The trellis in question is set against my neighbour's wall, and faces northward. So, I'm looking for a plant to provide maximum, attractive, fast-growing coverage. Yours faithfully, Peter

Peter Lawson

Hello Peter, I have done a search on our Plant Finder and if you click on the following link it will take you to all the climbers which will grow on a north facing aspect and are fast growing (although keep in mind most plants are going into their dormant period now) http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/plcid.15/vid.186/vid.237/ I hope this helps.

Crocus Helpdesk

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