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botanical name:
Clematis montana 'Rubens'
Clematis montana 'Rubens' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Clematis montana var. rubens
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: climber
height: 10.00m
width: 10.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: pink
main season: May
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
This variety has rose pink flowers which tend to fade to a pale pink. Flowers are about 50 mm across. Purple flushed foliage.

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 after flowering (group 1).

other notes:
May be a little too rampant for some situations.

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