Clematis Mile-A-Minute 'Elizabeth' - HEAVENLY VANILLA SCENT- 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 'Mile-A-Minute Elizabeth' with its scented delicately coloured pale pink flowers, and pale yelllow stamens, is great for covering sheds,pergolas,walls and for growing up trees for added enjoyment - throughout May, June and July this Clematis just looks sensational.
The scented pink flowers are paler in the middle and towards the base. The scent can range from vanilla to hot chocolate. Clematis 'Elizabeth' has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Clematis 'Elizabeth' is fully hardy and will even grow on a north facing wall. The leaves are an attractive dark green shade and dense hence its nick name 'the mile a minute clematis'. No pruning is required for this particular variety unless you wish to restrict the spread.
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 30cm plus
Position: full sun or full shade, north, south, east or west facing aspect
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: quick-growing, great covering foliage growing to approx height of 6-8 m
Flowering period: May June and a second flush on the maturing new vine growth later in the year.
Flower colour: shell pink
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: quick growing , no pruning, scented flowers
PRUNING: Group 1. For detailed guide to planting and pruning guide 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 'Elizabeth' 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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