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Clematis Montana 'Rubens'

Clematis Montana 'Rubens'

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Plant name: Clematis Montana 'Rubens'

Other names: Himalayan Clematis, Old Man's Beard, Clematis Montana var. Rubens

Category: Climber

Plant family: Ranunculaceae

Light preference: Full sun/partial shade

Soil preference: Chalk, clay, loam, sand. Alkaline, neutral. Moist but well-drained/well-drained.

Flowering/fruiting month: May - June

Size:

  • Up to 9m height
  • Up to 3m spread

Description: Clematis montana var. rubens is a vigorous, deciduous climber with purple-flushed, dark bronze green leaves divided into three leaflets and, in late spring and early summer, lightly fragrant, pink flowers with prominent, pale yellow anthers.

Care: Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils. Propagate by layering or semi-hardwood cuttings. Can be pruned lightly just after the main flowering period has finished. Prune back harder if untidy or to remove excessive growth.

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