Clematis 'Black Prince'

Clematis 'Black Prince'

Clematis 'Black Prince' - Clematis  'Black Prince'

Common Name: Clematis 'Black Prince'
Genus: Clematis
Cultivar: 'Black Prince'

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

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

Dark reddish purple flowers with silver on the outside are borne from July to September. A late-flowering Clematis that makes an excellent partner for a climbing rose shrub or tree in full sun or part shade. 'Black Prince' is a variety of Clematis viticella and is resistant to clematis wilt.

  • Garden care: In early spring cut back the previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about 15-20cm (6-8in) above ground-level and apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the plant avoiding the immediate crown.

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