FAST GROWING- MILE A MINUTE- COLLECTION (C)- Our NEW 3 plant collection. These Hardy Perennial Climbers have been container grown so can be planted at any time of the year. We despatch WITH container so the roots are safe
If your garden is looking bare and slightly lack luster then this is the collection for you. This collection of 3 fast growing plants will have your garden looking healthy and full of colour in no time, so you can have a garden to be proud of again. The collection includes:
Clematis 'Rubens' - Clematis montana 'Rubens' has hundreds if not thousands of heavenly sweet vanilla scented blooms en masse in May and June. This 'Mile-a-Minute' climbing vine is a dense growing climber smothered with rosy-mauve light to dark pink flowers holding richly coloured gold stamens at their centre. Selected for its uniqueness and performance Clematis 'Rubens' was given 'The Award of Garden Merit' (AGM), and rightly so! The flowers alone are not the plant's only asset - the foliage performs brilliantly for you too! The new leaves have a wonderful rich plum tint that matures to a bronzed rich dark green, creating a colouful, lush backdrop which accentuates the unbelievable masses of fresh spring flowers. Clematis 'Rubens' will grow well for you in full sun or partial shade. Clematis 'Rubens' being fully hardy and a very stong growing climber is perfect for screening, and remember to prune only to tidy as this vine flowers on the previous years growth. Beautiful and strong Clematis 'Rubens' is one of the most floriferous early spring flowering vines grown and really does deserve its Award of Garden Merit.
Clematis 'Grandiflora' - Clematis 'Grandiflora' is a wonderful fast growing climbing plant which can be grown in any aspect, even NORTH FACING and does not require pruning. It has scented white flowers in spring and on maturing vines later in the season. Has very strong healthy looking foliage which is great for covering sheds, pergolas, walls, fences and screening from unsightly objects and neighbours!. Can also be used for growing up trees for added enjoyment. The scented white flowers have yellow anthers in the middle . The scent can range from vanilla to hot chocolate. This plant has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Clematis 'Elizabeth' - 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. 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. The scent can range from vanilla to hot chocolate. Clematis 'Elizabeth' has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
A truly stunning collection that will create an enviable garden for you to be proud of again!
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: any position, 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.
Flowering period: ALL - May June and a second flush on the maturing new vine growth later in the year.
Flower colour: Clematis 'Rubens' Rosy- mauve and shades of pink, Clematis 'Grandiflora' White with yellow centre, Clematis 'Elizabeth' shell pink
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: quick growing , no pruning, scented flowers
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 Montana 'Rubens',1 x Clematis montana 'Grandiflora', 1 x Clematis 'Mile-A-Minute Elizabeth', . All in a 9cm Pot. Container grown Garden Ready Climbing Plants.
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