Clematis Montana 'Broughton Star'- 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 Montana 'Broughton Star' is a stunning Clematis giving you the perfect climber for structures like pergolas, trellis, archways, or indeed through other varieties of your favourite trees or shrubs.
This is a profuse bloomer in early summer with DOUBLE - pink flowers and as the plant itself matures the flowers deepen in colour and this hardy clematis will not disappoint and will reward you year on year.
This clematis has exceptionally good disease reisistance and prefers to be planted with sun to partial shade. When newly planted this climber likes it roots kept cool - so mulch well with a good quality forest bark.
Broughton Star requires very little pruning except to direct growth.
Our Clematis plants are hardened off and supplied shooting well on a cane in a 9cm pot ready for planting in your garden or favourite patio container.
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 25cm
Position: any aspect, north, south, east or west facing aspect
Flower Colour: DOUBLE - Pink
Flowering time: April to June and a 2nd flush later in the season as foliage matures
Flowering Height: up to 2.5 metres, can be limited by pruning
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Planting Companions: For excellent year round flower and foliage effect, plant with blue passiflora ( passion flower) and evergreen lonicera repens ( japanese evergreen honeysuckle) giving an all-year round display
Additional Features: Good disease resistance and hard leaf structure, not prone to mildew or leaf insect markings
PRUNING: Group 1. 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 'Broughton Star' in 9cm Pot. Container grown Garden Ready Climbing Plant, so your Clematis can be planted at any time of the year. We use 'Exemptor' to ensure your root system is strong and healthy and will establish well.
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