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Clematis ‘Piilu’

Clematis

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

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Clematis ‘Piilu’ is an early-flowering clematis, bearing large, mauve-pink wavy-edged flowers from May onwards. The first flush of flowers in spring are usually double or semi-double, and measure up to 12cm in diameter. Later in the season a second flush of single, paler flowers may appear on new growth.

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It’s ideal for growing up fences and walls, or training through trees and shrubs. It is also suitable for growing in containers.

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Being an early flowering clematis with large blooms, Clematis ‘Piilu’ falls into Pruning Group Two. This group of clematis doesn’t require much pruning other than a little deadheading in summer, and removal of dead shoots in spring.

How to grow Clematis 'Piilu'

  • Plant size

    1.8m height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: 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 flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not 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 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 'Piilu' and wildlife

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

Is Clematis 'Piilu' poisonous?

Clematis 'Piilu' 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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