Clematis Viticella 'Abundance' - EXCELLENT LONG FLOWERING EASY- GROW CLIMBER. This Hardy Perennial Climber has been container grown so can be planted at any time of the year. We despatch WITH container so the roots are safe.
Clematis 'Abundance' is an absolute delight to grow with masses of small, wine-red flowers with deep pink veining. Exceptional long flowering period from May to September, and ideal if you wish to mix with companion climbers, for example, climbing roses or a striking blue Ceonothus Wall Shrub. As an added bonus it is resistant to Clematis wilt and wind damage. Can be grown on a south, east, west or north planting aspect and can also be used as ground cover, and also excellent in containers. This Clematis flowers from the current years growth so pruning is easy, simply cut back the stems to a pair of strong buds 15-20 cms above ground level in early spring (mid-February). Tolerates any soil type!
This Clematis has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit for outstanding garden performance.
Size of plant supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 20cm
Position: versatile, south, east, west or north facing aspect
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: good
Flowering period: May to September
Flower colour: Exquisite wine-red blooms
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: Very long flowering period and Superb resistance to disease
PRUNING: Group 3. For detailed guide to planting and pruning view www.climbingplantsdirect.com and view the climbing plant care guide
FEEDING: We recommend our 'Grower Quality Climbing Plant Food' available in the shop - normal strength weekly from mid-May to September
Wildlife: attractive to bumble bees, lacewings and ladybirds
1 x Clematis Viticella 'Abundance' in a 9cm Pot. Container grown Garden Ready Climbing Plant. Clematis supplied pruned and well shooting, ready for planting. We use 'Exemptor' to ensure your root system is strong and will establish well.
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