Clematis x triternata 'Rubromarginata'


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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous climber

Flower colour

Red, White





Skill level


Clematis x triternata 'Rubromarginata'

Plant details

Clematis x triternata 'Rubromarginata' bears clouds of hawthorn-scented white flowers with red edges from mid-summer to early autumn. It's perfect for growing up a fence or wall, or training up a trellis.

For best results grow Clematis x triternata 'Rubromarginata' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Falling into Pruning Group Three, prune back to 30cm above ground-level before growth resumes in spring. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis

Species: x triternata

Cultivar: Rubromarginata

Plant type: Deciduous climber

Flower colour: Red, White

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: 600cm

Spread: 200cm

Time to prune: March to April

Reader reviews


This has a lovely Almond scent and is a very strong grower. We have had this Clematis near to the rear entrance to the garage and it just throws out scent for a distance around and further.


Marzipan scent with smashing flower colour.
Sunny spot, preferably where you can enjoy the smell.
Cut back in early spring. Simple.

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