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Clematis 'Princess Diana'

Texensis Group clematis

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous climber

Flower colour

Pink

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

Clematis 'Princess Diana'

Plant details

Sometimes known as 'The Princess of Wales', this attractive clematis produces small luminous pink, tulip-shaped flowers from early summer to early autumn. As with all the late-flowering clematis, pruning is easy. Simply cut back the stems to a pair of strong buds 15cm to 20cm (6in to 8in) above ground level before growth begins in early spring. This pruning technique makes late-flowering clematis useful for training into shrubs, trees and climbing roses as the clematis growth is removed each spring and so never becomes too much of a burden on its supporting plant.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis

Cultivar: Princess Diana

Plant type: Deciduous climber

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 50cm

Spread: 200cm


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