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botanical name:
Clematis 'Helios'
Clematis 'Helios' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: climber
height: 2.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: silver
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Excellent relatively small growing climber with nodding, bell-shaped, lemon yellow flowers, followed by silky seed heads.

cultivation:
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 hard back in late winter.

propagation:
From seed, sown in late winter or spring. Can flower the same year.

usage:
Good for small gardens and growing through shrubs.

other notes:
Tangutica Group, also known as Orientals Group (Meclatis section Clematis).

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