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Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' (Clematis 'Wesselton')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton'

Other names

Clematis 'Wesselton'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Wesselton' _ 'Wesselton' is a vigorous climbing perennial with mid-green, tri-pinnate leaves and distinctive double pendent flowers of lavender blue in early spring followed by silvery seedheads in summer.


Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Lavender, Blue in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-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

group 1

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' (Clematis 'Wesselton') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils.

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 macropetala 'Wesselton'

Other names

Clematis 'Wesselton'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Wesselton' _ 'Wesselton' is a vigorous climbing perennial with mid-green, tri-pinnate leaves and distinctive double pendent flowers of lavender blue in early spring followed by silvery seedheads in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Lavender, Blue in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

group 1

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' (Clematis 'Wesselton') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils.

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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