Clematis 'Minuet'

Clematis 'Minuet'

Clematis

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Key Information

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

Height: 3.5m

Spread: 2.5m

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

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Viticella clematis typically have bell-shaped, nodding flowers. They are tough, fast-growing and hardy, and are ideal for growing through trees and bushes. Clematis 'Minuet' is a free-flowering and vigorous climber, growing to around 350cm in height, and shows good resistance to clematis wilt.

Flowers of Clematis 'Minuet' are small, with four white, blunt-tipped tepals with purple-red veined margins and green-yellow stamens. It's perfect for growing up a pergola or sturdy obelisk in a large herbaceous border, or allowed to scramble through trees or large shrubs. It also makes a good companion to climbing and shrub roses.

'Minuet' 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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