Clematis 'Palette'

Clematis 'Palette'

Clematis

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Key Information

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

Height: 3m

Spread: 2m

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

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Viticella clematis are tough, fast-growing and hardy, and are ideal for growing through trees and bushes. They typically have bell-shaped, nodding flowers. Clematis 'Palette' bears beautiful two-tone flowers in contrast with light green foliage, all summer long. A vigorous climber, it grows to around 300cm in height, and shows good resistance to clematis wilt.

Being a summer-flowering clematis, Clematis 'Palette' 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: 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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