Clematis montana var. rubens 'Freda'

Clematis montanas are all brilliant for being quick-growing and vigorous, so you can cover fences and walls super-quick. More
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Clematis montanas are all brilliant for being quick-growing and vigorous, so you can cover fences and walls super-quick.

This is a new and unusual rich-coloured form with crimson flowers against a backdrop of almost black leaves. It picks well too.

Genus Clematis
Group/Species montana
Variety 'Freda'
Type Hardy Climber
Common Name Anemone Clematis
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 6m (20ft)
Spacing 6m (20ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Clematis prefer moist, well-drained soil with the base of the plant in shade and growth tips in light. Add plenty of organic matter to the soil before planting. Try mulching around the base to offer protection from heat and light. Will require support on a wall or in the border over which it can climb.
Care Tips No annual pruning is needed. If the spread of the plant needs to be tidied then prune directly after flowering, cutting back long shoots to healthy buds
Flowering May - June
Vase Life Pick short-stemmed, single flowers for mini arrangements or larger, multi-headed tresses to cascade out of large vases. Sear stem ends for 15 seconds to maximise vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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