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Clematis 'Queen Mother' (Clematis 'Queen Mother')

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Clematis 'Queen Mother'

Other names: Clematis 'Queen Mother', Viticella Group clematis 'Queen Mother', Clematis 'Zoqum'

Genus: Clematis

Variety or Cultivar: Queen Mother' _ Queen Mother' is a deciduous, perennial climber with pinnate, dark green leaves and, from early summer to mid-autumn, small, nodding, bell-shaped, reddish-pink to purple-pink flowers with paler, recurved petal tips.

Clematis 'Queen Mother' is: Deciduous

Flower: Purplish-pink in Summer; Purplish-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Climbing

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Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases: Slime flux

General care

Pruning: Group 3 - Cut back last year's stems to a pair of strong buds 20 cm above soil level before new growth begins in early spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Clematis 'Queen Mother' (Clematis 'Queen Mother') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, well-drained soil (especially chalky soils) in full sun or partial shade. Plant root ball 8cm below soil surface. Shade roots and base. Mulch in late winter.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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