Clematis 'Blue Belle'

Clematis ‘Blue Belle’

Clematis

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does not flower in May

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Clematis 'Blue Belle'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Climber, Perennial
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Clematis ‘Blue Belle’ is a vigorous, free-flowering variety, bearing masses of violet-purple flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. It’s perfect for growing up a trellis or wall, and can also be trained to scramble though trees and shrubs. A viticella clematis, ‘Blue Belle’ shows good resistance to clematis wilt.

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Grow Clematis ‘Blue Belle’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. As with all late-flowering clematis, Clematis ‘Blue Belle’ falls into Pruning Group Three: simply cut back the stems to a pair of strong buds 30cm above ground level before growth begins in early spring.

How to grow Clematis 'Blue Belle'

  • Plant size

    1.5m height

    4m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Clematis 'Blue Belle' and wildlife

Clematis 'Blue Belle' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Clematis 'Blue Belle' poisonous?

Clematis 'Blue Belle' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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