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botanical name:
Clematis 'Mrs. Cholmondeley'
Clematis 'Mrs. Cholmondeley' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: climber
height: 3.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Early, large flowered clematis with light lavender blue single flowers up to 18cm across, in early summer.

cultivation:
Any aspect, preferably with some shade at the base. All clematis prefer alkaline soil but will normally tolerate other soil types. Requires regular supply of moisture. When planting, make the hole deeper than usual, as a precaution against Clematis wilt.
Prune lightly in late winter or early spring, removing any dead or damaged stems. Prune again after flowering. (group 2)

propagation:
By cuttings or layering.

usage:
Very good for climbing through trees and shrubs.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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