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Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer' (Clematis 'Blue Dancer' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer'

Other names

Clematis 'Blue Dancer'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Dancer' _ 'Blue Dancer' is a deciduous, perennial climber with bright green, serrated, tri-pinnate leaves and pale blue flowers that have narrow, twisted and pointed petals in spring until early summer, with seedheads to follow.


Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

White, Pale-blue in Spring; White, Pale-blue in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Slime flux , Clematis wilt Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

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Where to grow

Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer' (Clematis 'Blue Dancer' ) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer'

Other names

Clematis 'Blue Dancer'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Dancer' _ 'Blue Dancer' is a deciduous, perennial climber with bright green, serrated, tri-pinnate leaves and pale blue flowers that have narrow, twisted and pointed petals in spring until early summer, with seedheads to follow.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

White, Pale-blue in Spring; White, Pale-blue in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

group 1


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis alpina 'Blue Dancer' (Clematis 'Blue Dancer' ) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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Will it grow sideways?

Hello,I am looking for a climbing plant to go onto my trellis that sits on top of the wall that separates us and our neighbours, effectively what I would like it to do is to grow up the wall and then… read more

early flowering clematis, maybe "blue dancer"

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