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Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) (Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety)

Other names

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety)

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Group 1 Clematis, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) are deciduous or evergreen climbers with pinnate leaves divided into ovate or lance-shaped, green leaflets and, in early summer and again in late summer, single or double, bell-shaped, saucer-shaped, or flat flowers in a variety of colours.


Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

White, Crimson, Violet, Cream, Scarlet, Blue, Red, Purple, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Slime flux Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Group 1 - Prune after flowering, removing dead or damaged stems and shortening others to fit allotted space.

Propagation

Sow seed of species in a cold frame as soon as ripe (typically summer or early autumn).

Propagation methods

Seed, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) (Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety)) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral or alkaline soil. Prefers full sun but tolerates partial shade. Plant the root ball 8cm below soil surface. Shade roots and base. Mulch in late winter. Most varieties are suitable for a large container.

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

North, 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 (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety)

Other names

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety)

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Group 1 Clematis, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) are deciduous or evergreen climbers with pinnate leaves divided into ovate or lance-shaped, green leaflets and, in early summer and again in late summer, single or double, bell-shaped, saucer-shaped, or flat flowers in a variety of colours.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

White, Crimson, Violet, Cream, Scarlet, Blue, Red, Purple, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Group 1 - Prune after flowering, removing dead or damaged stems and shortening others to fit allotted space.

Propagation

Sow seed of species in a cold frame as soon as ripe (typically summer or early autumn).

Propagation methods

Seed, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety) (Clematis (any Early-flowering, Group 1 variety)) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral or alkaline soil. Prefers full sun but tolerates partial shade. Plant the root ball 8cm below soil surface. Shade roots and base. Mulch in late winter. Most varieties are suitable for a large container.

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

North, 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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