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Clematis forsteri (Clematis forsteri)

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis forsteri

Other names

Clematis forsteri

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Species

C. forsteri - C. forsteri is an evergreen climber with small, divided, dark-green leaves. In spring it bears star-shaped creamy yellow-green, fragrant flowers.


Clematis forsteri is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are scented.

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Yellow-green, Cream in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green, 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

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Layering


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Where to grow

Clematis forsteri (Clematis forsteri) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m 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 forsteri

Other names

Clematis forsteri

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Species

C. forsteri - C. forsteri is an evergreen climber with small, divided, dark-green leaves. In spring it bears star-shaped creamy yellow-green, fragrant flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are scented.

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Yellow-green, Cream in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green, Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis forsteri (Clematis forsteri) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m 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)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8

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