Anemone Clematis

Clematis montana Rubens - botanical name

Clematis montana Rubens

Deciduous climber with tendrils (6m) from the Himalayas. Green leaves in leaflets of 3 with purple tingeed new growth. Perfumed single pink to mauve flowers in spring. Useful trained on a wall or trellis or grown with other climbers. Flower stems produced direct from previous season's ripened stems. Prune after flowering to allow new growth for next season. Prefers a cool mountain climate. Upper growth needs full sun. Keep root zone cool with mulch and shade particularly in a warmer climate. Drought sensitive. Frost tolerant.

  • Plant type
    Climber
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Part shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Clay, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Himalayas)
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