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Botanical name: Clematis 'Star of India'
Other names: Clematis 'Star of India'
Variety or cultivar: 'Star of India' _ 'Star of India' is a vigorous, deciduous climber with mid-green leaves and deep purple flowers with darker purple bars and pale green anthers blooming in summer.
Clematis 'Star of India' is: Deciduous
Flower: Purple in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Aphids
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...
Clematis 'Star of India' (Clematis 'Star of India') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Containers, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, preferably chalky, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Plant the top of the root ball 8cm below the soil surface. The roots and base of the plant should be shaded. Mulch in late winter. Suitable for containers.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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