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Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud

Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud - 9 cm Pot
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SKU
MA0000667
Clematis are a well know and very widely planted species of vigorous climber that are widely distributed around the world. There are many forms and hybrids in cultivation, almost all grown for their amazing flowers. In general Clematis like to be planted in full sun but with shaded roots. A fertile moist well drained soil will give best results but in truth they are seldom very fussy! Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud is a robust, RHS Award winning variety and one of the most popular of this type of Clematis. Easy to grow and reliable it produces abundant, large single, shell pink flowers with a hint of lavender and a central boss of contrasting yellow stamens . Flowers are produced from June to September. This Clematis is in group 3 for pruning. After the first summer flowers have finished remove the dead heads. Can be used in a mixed planting or as a stand alone specimen in the garden or can easily be grown in a pot or container. Requires a frame work of some description to twine around. If it becomes to large it can easily be cut back after the spring flowers. When growing in a pot or other container. Use a good quality John Innes compost as this plant will be there a long time and peaty types of compost eventually degrade and become too packed and choke the roots. Ensure you feed regularly as a hungry plant is a poor performer. We recommend Osmoscote pro 5-6 month applied in late spring. One application gives all the nutrients the plant requires for the whole year. John Innes is a soils based compos
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Pot size 9 cm
Size of the Pot 9 cm
Foliage Deciduous
Height ( fully grown ) 1.8 - 3.0 Mtrs
Spread 1.0 - 1.2 Mtrs
flowers Large single, shell pink with hint of lavender and contrasting yellow stamens
Location Full sun to semi shade
pruning Group 3
Other Attributes Good in chalky soils
Key Feature Clematis Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud is a robust, RHS Award winning and very popular variety.
Hardines H5 ( -15 to -10 C)
Soil Type Dry, Clay, Fertile, Loam, Poor, Sand
season of interest Summer, Autumn
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