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Clematis 'Elizabeth' (Clematis 'Elizabeth')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
12m
Max height
4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis 'Elizabeth'

Other names

Clematis 'Elizabeth', Clematis montana var. rubens 'Elizabeth', Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Elizabeth' _ 'Elizabeth' is a large, vigorous, deciduous climber with mid- to dark green leaves divided into three leaflets, bronze when young, and lightly fragrant, satiny, pale pink flowers in late spring and early summer.


Clematis 'Elizabeth' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring; Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Green, Bronze-tinted in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

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

Clematis pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis 'Elizabeth' (Clematis 'Elizabeth') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in a sheltered, sunny site. Tolerates partial shade. Shade the base of the plant. Plant crown 5-8cm deep. Occasionally flowers later in the season.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but 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 'Elizabeth'

Other names

Clematis 'Elizabeth', Clematis montana var. rubens 'Elizabeth', Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Elizabeth' _ 'Elizabeth' is a large, vigorous, deciduous climber with mid- to dark green leaves divided into three leaflets, bronze when young, and lightly fragrant, satiny, pale pink flowers in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring; Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Green, Bronze-tinted in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

Clematis pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis 'Elizabeth' (Clematis 'Elizabeth') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in a sheltered, sunny site. Tolerates partial shade. Shade the base of the plant. Plant crown 5-8cm deep. Occasionally flowers later in the season.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but 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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