Clematis Armandii 1.5mtr Trellis Climber 20ltrID5891
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Clematis armandii is a vigorous evergreen climber with leathery glossy trifoliate leaves and fragrant creamy-white flowers 5-6cm across in clusters in late spring.
Plant Type: Evergeen Climber
Plant Height & Spread: 800cm x 250cm
Foliage Colour: Green
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Seasons of Interest: Late Spring
Soil Condition: Well-Drained
Planting Position: Sunny Location
Plant Care & Advice
Regular pruning of clematis encourages strong growth and flowering and keeps the growth in check. If left unpruned, clematis can turn into a mass of tangled stems with bare base and flowers well above eye level. Growing clematis vines must be supported in some fashion as well. The type of support system is usually dependent on the variety grown. For instance, poles are acceptable choices for smaller growing clematis vines, which can range anywhere from 2 to 5 feet in height. Arbors may be more suitable for growing larger types, which can get 8 to 12 feet. Most varieties, however, do quite well growing along a trellis or fence. Annual pruning may also be required to keep clematis plants looking their best. Large-flowering types that bloom in mid spring should be cut back to the topmost buds in late winter/early spring. Late-blooming varieties should be pruned back about two or three feet in late winter/early spring.
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