Alpine Clematis

Clematis alpina

Alpine Clematis - Clematis alpina

Common Name: Alpine Clematis
Genus: Clematis
Species: alpina

The Greek translation of the word Clematis refers to the vine like characteristics of these climbers.

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April to June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This Clematis has purplish-blue bell shaped flowers produced in spring, lasting until early summer. Attractive seed heads follow the flowers. Being an early flowering Clematis, it flowers on the previous year’s wood. It is the leaf stalks that twine and wrap around any support. Clematis alpina has fern-like foliage

Clematis pruning advice.

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