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Clematis Shirayukihime (Snow White) 3ltr

ID2528

£8.99

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Clematis Shirayukihime is an attractive early flowering deciduous climber. It has stunning large white with a hint of grey star shaped flowers with yellow anthers and glossy green foliage. The name Shirayukihime translates to Snow White in english.

 

Key Features

Plant Type: Deciduous Climber

Plant Height & Spread: 300cm x 90cm 

Foliage Colour: Dark Green/Green

Foliage Type: Deciduous

Seasons of Interest: Summer - Autumn

Soil Condition: Well-drained, Fertile

Planting Position: Full Sun/Partial Shade

 

Plant Care & Advice

Water regularly during periods of dry weather in the first few seasons after planting. Clematis climb by twisting their leaf stalks around supports, so it is necessary to provide some form of support when growing against walls and solid fences such as trellis or mesh, for the clematis to twine around. Ensure the support protrudes from the wall by at least 2.5cm (1in), to enable the climber to scramble over it. To avoid the development of a straggly single stem and to encourage branching lower down, cut back all newly planted clematis to 15-30cm (6in-1ft) from ground level in February or March, cutting just above a bud. The key to growing clematis is to keep the roots cool by shading them with low perennials, ground cover or mulch.

 

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