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Clematis texensis 'Gravetye Beauty' (Clematis 'Gravetye Beauty')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis texensis 'Gravetye Beauty'

Other names

Clematis 'Gravetye Beauty'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Gravetye Beauty' _ 'Gravetye Beauty' forms unusual, lily- tulip shaped flowers in rich crimson red. During late autumn and winter the plant is adorned with decorative seed heads. It clings to a support by means of curling petioles.


Clematis texensis 'Gravetye Beauty' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Slime flux , Clematis wilt Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care


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Where to grow

Clematis texensis 'Gravetye Beauty' (Clematis 'Gravetye Beauty') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in a moisture-retentive, well-drained soil, with the roots in shade and the stems, leaves and flowers in sun or partial sun. Before planting, blend well-rotted manure or compost and a general-purpose fertiliser with the planting hole soil. Plant wit

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 texensis 'Gravetye Beauty'

Other names

Clematis 'Gravetye Beauty'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Gravetye Beauty' _ 'Gravetye Beauty' forms unusual, lily- tulip shaped flowers in rich crimson red. During late autumn and winter the plant is adorned with decorative seed heads. It clings to a support by means of curling petioles.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis texensis 'Gravetye Beauty' (Clematis 'Gravetye Beauty') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in a moisture-retentive, well-drained soil, with the roots in shade and the stems, leaves and flowers in sun or partial sun. Before planting, blend well-rotted manure or compost and a general-purpose fertiliser with the planting hole soil. Plant wit

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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