LARGE 70cm+ Clematis Alita™ Evipo 070. Compact habit so great for Patio Containers. LONG FLOWERING SEASON! This Hardy Perennial Climber has been container grown so can be planted at any time of the year.
Clematis 'Alita' is a late-flowering clematis, producing masses of large, rich red flowers all through summer and into early autumn. It will grow in any aspect, including north-facing walls, and works well as a container plant, as it doesn't get too big.
Size of plant supplied : 14 cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 60cm
Position: full sun or partial shade, south, east or west facing aspect
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: average growing to approx 2 meters
Flowering period: May-June and August-Sept
Flower colour: Sumptious Red with beautiful creamy-white stamens
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: Very long flowering period.Suitable for growing in patio 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 and our granular feed after pruning
Wildlife: attractive to beneficial garden insects
1 x Clematis 'Alita' in a 14 cm Pot. Container grown Garden Ready Climbing Plant. Clematis supplied pruned and shooting well, ready for planting. We use "Exemptor" to ensure your root system is strong and healthy.
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