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Clematis ‘Princess Diana’

Clematis

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

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Sometimes known as ‘The Princess of Wales’, Clematis ‘Princess Diana’ bears small luminous pink, tulip-shaped flowers from early summer to autumn.It’s ideal for growing up a trellis or obelisk, and may even be trained to scramble through shrubs and trees.

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For best results grow Clematis ‘Princess Diana’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. As with all the late-flowering clematis, ‘Princess Diana’ falls into Pruning Group Three: simply cut stems back to the lowest pair of buds in February or March.

How to grow Clematis 'Princess Diana'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    2m 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

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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 'Princess Diana' and wildlife

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

Is Clematis 'Princess Diana' poisonous?

Clematis 'Princess Diana' 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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