Clematis 'Night Veil'

Clematis 'Night Veil'

Clematis

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Key Information

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

Height: 2.5m

Spread: 1m

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

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Clematis 'Night Veil' bears small, semi-nodding, red-purple flowers with a redder central bar on each petal and white filaments with dark purple anthers. A Japanese cross between Clematis florida var. sieboliana and Clematis 'Rubra', it's ideal for clothing a trellis or growing in a container where it can be trained up an obelisk, or allowed to scramble through shrubs and trees for a more natural look. 

Being a summer-flowering clematis,Clematis 'Night Veil' 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

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