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  • clematis (group 2)
  • Eventual height: 2.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Clematis 'Vyvyan Pennell'

clematis (group 2)

2 lt pot (60cm cane) £17.99
2 lt pot (60cm cane) £17.99
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This climber is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June and September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A showy cultivar, which early in the season, produces an abundance of many-petalled violet-purple flowers. Then, as the season progresses and the second flush starts to appear, the flowers are the same gorgeous colour, but they often only have a single row of petals. This large-flowered clematis is perfect for growing through a strong shrub, small tree or climbing rose in full sun or partial shade.

  • Garden care: Remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring, cutting all remaining stems back to where strong buds are visible. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.
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