Clematis 'Chatsworth'

Clematis 'Chatsworth'

Clematis

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Clematis 'Chatsworth'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Plant type: Climber
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 3.5m

Spread: 2m

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Named after Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, Clematis 'Chatsworth' is a viticella-type clematis, bearing small, pearl-blue flowers with a darker central bar on each petal. The stamens are yellow-green.

A vigorous grower, Clematis 'Chatsworth' is best suited to growing up a sturdy obelisk in a large herbaceous border, or being trained to grow through a tree or shrub. 

Being a summer-flowering clematis, 'Chatsworth' is in Pruning Group Three. Simply cut stems back to the lowest pair of buds in February or March. 

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

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