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Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles' (Clematis 'Freckles')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles'

Other names

Clematis 'Freckles', Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Freckles' _ 'Freckles' is a large, evergreen climber with neat, finely-cut, mid-green leaves tinged bronze in winter. In late winter and early spring it bears pale-yellow flowers heavily speckled with maroon inside. It has attractive silky seed-heads in winter.


Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are scented.

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Maroon, Pale-yellow in Spring; Yellow, Maroon in Winter

Foliage

Bronze in Winter; Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Slime flux Slime flux

General care

Propagation methods

Layering


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Where to grow

Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles' (Clematis 'Freckles') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in a warm, sheltered position in fertile, well-drained especially chalky soils. In cold areas, grow in a container and overwinter indoors .

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

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles'

Other names

Clematis 'Freckles', Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Freckles' _ 'Freckles' is a large, evergreen climber with neat, finely-cut, mid-green leaves tinged bronze in winter. In late winter and early spring it bears pale-yellow flowers heavily speckled with maroon inside. It has attractive silky seed-heads in winter.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are scented.

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Maroon, Pale-yellow in Spring; Yellow, Maroon in Winter

Foliage

Bronze in Winter; Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux

General care

Propagation methods

Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles' (Clematis 'Freckles') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in a warm, sheltered position in fertile, well-drained especially chalky soils. In cold areas, grow in a container and overwinter indoors .

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

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

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Clematis Cirrhosa freckles & Jingle bells

I have one of each of these plants growing against a wall, they were both planted last year but did not flower this year. They are in sun and shade, they do not get full sun until the summer. They… read more

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