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Clematis 'William Kennett' (Clematis 'William Kennett')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis 'William Kennett'

Other names

Clematis 'William Kennett'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'William Kennett' _ 'William Kennett' is a deciduous, perennial climber with ovate, mid-green leaves and lilac blue flowers with purple centres from spring to late summer.


Clematis 'William Kennett' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Lilac, Blue in Spring; Lilac, Blue in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Slime flux , Clematis wilt Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care


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Where to grow

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.

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 'William Kennett'

Other names

Clematis 'William Kennett'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'William Kennett' _ 'William Kennett' is a deciduous, perennial climber with ovate, mid-green leaves and lilac blue flowers with purple centres from spring to late summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Lilac, Blue in Spring; Lilac, Blue in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.

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

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Love this Clematis, it was named after my Grandfather as his good friend and neighbour bred the original.

I love this Clematis, it was named after my Grandfather as his good friend and neighbour bred the original in Eastbourne, East Sussex many years ago. So lovely to see it available world wide, and so… read more

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