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Clematis montana (White anemone clematis)

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis montana

Other names

White anemone clematis

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Species

C. montana - C. montana is a rapidly growing deciduous climber with pure white flowers in early summer.


Clematis montana is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green, Flushed red 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

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis montana (White anemone clematis) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m 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

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Clematis montana

Other names

White anemone clematis

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Species

C. montana - C. montana is a rapidly growing deciduous climber with pure white flowers in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green, Flushed red in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis montana (White anemone clematis) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m 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

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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