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Clematis armandii (Armand clematis)

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3 hours care
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8m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 Years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis armandii

Other names

Armand clematis, Clematis armandii var. biondiana

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Species

C. armandii - C. armandii is a vigorous, evergreen climber with leathery, glossy, dark green leaves divided into three lance-shaped leaflets and clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers in spring.


Clematis armandii is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Vanilla secented flowers

Habit

Climbing

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Bronze in Spring; Dark-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

Pruning Group 1 - After flowering, remove dead, damaged or misplaced shoots.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis armandii (Armand clematis) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 Years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Best grown against a warm wall in fertile, well-drained soil (especially chalky soils). 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.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Clematis armandii

Other names

Armand clematis, Clematis armandii var. biondiana

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Species

C. armandii - C. armandii is a vigorous, evergreen climber with leathery, glossy, dark green leaves divided into three lance-shaped leaflets and clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Vanilla secented flowers

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Bronze in Spring; Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

Pruning Group 1 - After flowering, remove dead, damaged or misplaced shoots.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis armandii (Armand clematis) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 Years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Best grown against a warm wall in fertile, well-drained soil (especially chalky soils). 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.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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