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Clematis florida var. flore-pleno


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Plant type

Deciduous climber

Flower colour






Skill level


Clematis florida var. flore-pleno

Plant details

Clematis florida var. flore-pleno is a vigorous evergreen climber, bearing small, glossy dark green leaves which become bronze in winter. In summer graceful, double cream-white flowers appear, followed by silky seedheads in autumn. It's well suited to growing up a fence or trellis, or trained to scramble through shrubs.

For best results grow Clematis florida var. flore-pleno in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with well-rotted compost or manure. Falling into Pruning Group One, simply remove spent flowers and dead or damaged foliage after flowering.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis

Species: florida

Plant type: Deciduous climber

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 300cm

Spread: 90cm

Flowering period: June to September

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