Clematis ‘Blue Ribbons’

Clematis ‘Blue Ribbons’

Clematis

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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 not 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 Ribbons'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Blue

Foliage colour:

Green

Clematis ‘Blue Ribbons’ is a low-growing, bush-type clematis, bearing urn-shaped, blue-purple flowers in early summer on short stems. It’s perfect for growing in a container where its blooms may spill over the sides, or tied into a framework and encouraged to climb.

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Grow Clematis ‘Blue Ribbons’ in moist but well-drained soil or compost, in full sun to partial shade. A Group Two clematis, there’s no real need to prune but, if necessary, prune in early spring, removing dead and weak shoots, cutting back to a pair of healthy buds. Avoid heavy pruning as you may reduce its flowering potential.

How to grow Clematis 'Blue Ribbons'

  • Plant size

    45cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / 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 not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not 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 not 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 Ribbons' and wildlife

Clematis 'Blue Ribbons' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Clematis 'Blue Ribbons' poisonous?

Clematis 'Blue Ribbons' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People