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Clematis viticella Mary Rose


An extremely old cultivar, lost for several hundred years before being rediscovered in the 1980's and renamed after Henry VIII's warship which sunk in the 1500's. Full double smoky purple blooms smother the foliage, nodding in the summer breeze from July to September. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade with feet in shade, loves coastal areas. Height 3.9m (13'). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 7cm pots from May onwards.
Flower Colour
Purple

Other
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Climbers

Delivery
May onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Height
3m (10'), 4m (160")

Clematis Group 3

Soil

Well-drained

Position

Sun or part shade, roots in shade

Cutting

Not suitable

Flowering

Summer

Additional Information

Propagate in early summer by soft wood or semi ripe cuttings, or by layering. Prune before new growth begins, in early spring. Cut back all the previous seasons stems to a pair of strong buds, 15-20cm (6-8") above soil level. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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