Clematis 'Dorothy Walton' - RICH AND INTENSE EXQUISITE LARGE FLOWERING CLIMBER superb for containers. 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 'Dorothy Walton'' is a superb cultivatar with a moderate growth rate. The plants true name is 'Bagatelle' and was originally named after a castle outside Paris. However a lady named Dorothy Walton found a plant in her garden and thought the plant had never been discovered and so the name stuck. In July-September the clematis flowers. Clematis 'Dorothy Walton' has the most beautiful large mauve coloured flowers with a slightly darker bar. The flowers grow in a stunning star shape. Clematis 'Dorothy Walton' also has long tapering tepals with white filaments and purple violet anthers. The flowers then turn into reddish brown stamens in late summer. Excellent for trellises, poles and other garden supports. This climbing plant can also be grown over natural supports such as coniferous or deciduous bushes and dwarf shrubs. Clematis 'Dorothy Walton' is a great choice for containers too! This exquisite clematis deserves to be part of everyones garden!
Size of plant supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plants supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 25 cm
Position: south, east or west facing aspect, full sun or partial shade
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: quick-growing
Flowering period: July-September
Flower colour: intoxicating mauve.
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: quick growing, long flowering period and grows well in containers.
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: great source of nectar and attractive to beneficial garden insects
1 x Clematis 'Dorothy Walton' 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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