Clematis montana var. rubens 'Pink Perfection'

2 lt pot (60cm cane) £14.99
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Buy Clematis montana var. rubens 'Pink Perfection' clematis (group 1): Sweetly scented, pink flowers

This climber is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Sweetly scented, pink flowers in May and June amid purple-flushed, mid-green leaves. This vigorous, deciduous clematis is ideal for covering a wall or fence in sun or partial shade. Since it often outgrows the space intended for it, for a small garden we'd advise the less-vigorous Clematis montana var. rubens 'Freda'.

  • Garden care: No routine pruning is necessary. If the spread of the plant needs to be restricted prune immediately after flowering, cutting back overlong shoots to healthy buds. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.

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Eventual height & spread

Always a winner

5

Can't go wrong with this one, Montana grows quickly and puts out loads of flowers. Perfect climber to cover an unsightly area and looking forward to an even better performance in the second year. Established quickly. Healthy plant and no problems.

Mrs J

Yorkshire

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Yes l would buy this product again

5

I planted it to climb up an unattractive wall. It put on a lot of growth over the summer. Have not seen it in flower yet.

Rosy

Kendal

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A great mainstay of the garden year

5

The clematis made a quick start last season in climbing our new section of trellis and already this year new growth is coming through - the expectation of great things to come.

penny careful

Near Brighton

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Not sure yet

3

Difficult to rate as haven't seen it at its best yet. I thought it was hardy and easy to grow but it doesn't look promising. The winter has been bad but we live in the south of England. Fingers crossed still

Jan

West Sussex

Very special

5

This smells divine.

Granny

Llandeloy

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Clematis montanavar.rubens'Pink Perfection'

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I have a clementis montana rubens Superba. I think it's three years old but looks as though it has never been pruned properly. Is it too late to prune back the old wood - some of it has buds on now. or should I just wait and do it properly after it has flowered?

Jas

Hello, These plants require no routine pruning, however if the spread of the plant needs to be restricted, prune it immediately after flowering, cutting the stems back to healthy buds.

Helen

Please can you tell me the best time to plant a clematis montana please ?

Kathy

Hello Kathy, These plants are fully hardy so they can be planted at any time of the year. You may be interested in our video for a little more information, so please click on the following link to go straight to it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEkSggFJMdE&t=12s

Helen

Vigorous climbing plants Hi, I am looking for rapid growing climbers (evergreen and non-evergreen) that I can grow through trees without harming the host trees. The planting site is as follows:- -East facing but ultimately the aerial part of the growth will be facing west - Shaded at the base where the young plant will be started i.e.roots in shade but tip of young plant showing above adjacent hardstanding car park - Moist well draining soil Can you recommend some varieties? Many thanks, Roger

Roger Pirrie

Hello Roger, There are several that might be worth considering - here are some of the best. Clematis x triternata Rubromarginata http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/normal-flowers/clematis-%C3%97-triternata-rubromarginata/classid.1000000212/ Clematis montana Pink Perfection http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/normal-flowers/clematis-montana-var.-rubens-pink-perfection/classid.903/ Clematis montana var grandiflora http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/normal-flowers/clematis-montana-var.-grandiflora/classid.905/ Clematis tangutica http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/clematis/bell-shaped-flowers/clematis-tangutica-/classid.917/ Lonicera japonica Halliana http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/honeysuckle/lonicera-japonica-halliana/classid.1678/ Lonicera periclymenum Serotina http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/climbers/honeysuckle/lonicera-periclymenum-serotina/classid.1685/ I hope this gives you a few ideas. Helen Plant Doctor

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Clematis montana var. rubens 'Pink Perfection'- evergreen? Hi, Just a quick query regards Clematis montana var. rubens 'Pink Perfection', is this an evergreen species or is there a variant that is? Many thanks, Regards, Shaun

Hello Shaun, This is not an evergreen, but all the ones on the following link are. http://www.crocus.co.uk/search/_/search.armandii/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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