2 x 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 excellent grown in patio containers or pots. 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! Awarded theRoyal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit for outstanding garden performance.
Size of plants supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pots so root system is protected
Height of plants supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 20cm
Position: versatile, north, south, east or west 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
2 x Clematis Viticella 'Abundance' in 9cm Pots. Container grown Garden Ready Climbing Plants. Clematis pruned and shooting well ready for planting. We use 'Exemptor' to ensure your root system is strong and healthy and will establish well.
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