Clematis 'Viva Polonia'

Clematis ‘Viva Polonia’

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 flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not 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 'Viva Polonia'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Climber, Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Introduced in 2014, Clematis ‘Viva Polonia’ bears an abundance of large, dark pink-red flowers mottled with white that become more white towards the centre, from May to July. ‘Viva Polonia’ means ‘Long Live Poland’ and its colours reflect the Polish flag.

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Clematis ‘Viva Polonia’ is ideal for growing up a trellis, arch or pergola. It is frost hardy, and prefers a sunny position.

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It is in Pruning Group Two, which means that it needs pruning in February, then again after flowering – this should result in more flowers in late summer.

How to grow Clematis 'Viva Polonia'

  • Plant size

    2m height

    2m spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • 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 flower in July

Plant does not 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 not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do 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 'Viva Polonia' and wildlife

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

Is Clematis 'Viva Polonia' poisonous?

Clematis 'Viva Polonia' 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

Plants that go well with Clematis 'Viva Polonia'