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Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'

Old Man's Beard

An old cottage garden favourite

Masses of fragrant pale pink flowers

Suited to any aspect

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An old cottage garden favourite for smothering walls and twining through trees. Masses of fragrant pale pink flowers contrast beautifully with the purple flushed mid-green foliage. This vigorous climber is suited to any aspect and ideal for brightening up a challenging north facing wall. Supplied in 9cm pot. Height: 10m (32ft). Pruning group: 1

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How to grow Clematis


1 x 3 litre potted clematis plants (59156)
2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants (T77492P)

Grow Clematis montana Elizabeth in sunny or shaded borders in any moist, well drained soil. Clematis plants particularly dislike dry soils so add plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to improve moisture retention in summer. Plant clematis with the top of the rootball positioned 7.5cm (3") below soil level, to encourage new shoots to form from the base of the plant. Be sure to provide the twining stems with an appropriate support, such as trellis or wires attached to fences, walls and pergolas.
Feed and water frequently throughout the growing season. In autumn or spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost to the base of the plant. When pruning Clematis Montana Elizabeth, remember that it flowers on the previous year's growth, so only light pruning is required. In summer, after flowering, remove any damaged or dead stems entirely. The remaining stems can then be pruned back to a pair of healthy buds.

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