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Clematis 'Prince Charles' (Clematis 'Prince Charles' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis 'Prince Charles'

Other names

Clematis 'Prince Charles'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Prince Charles' _ Clematis 'Prince Charles' is a compact, vigorous, deciduous climber with ovate, mid-green leaves and, from midsummer into early autumn, large, light blue flowers with darker central bars.


Clematis 'Prince Charles' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Blue in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Slime flux , Clematis wilt Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

Group 3 - Cut back last year's stems to a pair of strong buds 20 cm above soil level before new growth begins in early spring.

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis 'Prince Charles' (Clematis 'Prince Charles' ) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil, especially chalky soils. Plant the top of the root ball 8cm below the soil surface. The roots and base of the plant should be shaded. Mulch in late winter.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

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 'Prince Charles'

Other names

Clematis 'Prince Charles'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Prince Charles' _ Clematis 'Prince Charles' is a compact, vigorous, deciduous climber with ovate, mid-green leaves and, from midsummer into early autumn, large, light blue flowers with darker central bars.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Blue in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

Group 3 - Cut back last year's stems to a pair of strong buds 20 cm above soil level before new growth begins in early spring.

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis 'Prince Charles' (Clematis 'Prince Charles' ) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil, especially chalky soils. Plant the top of the root ball 8cm below the soil surface. The roots and base of the plant should be shaded. Mulch in late winter.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

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, Zone 4

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clematis 'prince charles'

Bought from a good nursery, it was flowering and had buds to open, planted it about 3 weeks ago and it hasn't done anything. The flowers haven't dropped their petals, the buds have not opened, and… read more

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