Clematis tangutica 'Golden Tiara'

Clematis tangutica 'Golden Tiara'

Clematis

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Clematis tangutica 'Golden Tiara'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Plant type: Climber
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 7m

Spread: 6m

  • Features: Attractive seed-heads, Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Clematis tangutica 'Golden Tiara' is a late-flowering clematis, bearing yellow lantern-like flowers followed by large, fluffy seedheads. It's well-suited to growing up a trellis or obelisk, and may be trained to scramble through trees. Its flowers have a gentle, pleasing fragrance and its seedheads are used by birds to build their nests.

Grow Clematis tangutica 'Golden Tiara' in rich, well-drained soil with the roots shaded, in full sun or partial shade. Falling into Pruning Group Three, pruning is easy: 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

  • Wildlife features: Nesting material for birds

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

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