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Clematis 'Ashva' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Hardy Shrub

This large late flowering clematis bears the most eye-catching violet-purple blooms with distinctive mauve red bars along the length of each sepal. The wavy-edged flowers create a fabulous display from July to September. This compact climber is well suited to containers and makes a delightful feature scaling trellis and obelisks on a sunny patio. Clematis 'Ashva' is easy to maintain - simply prune it back to almost ground level each year. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1m (39") Pruning group: 3.

 

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Ideal For:
patio, walls and fences, cottage gardens
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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    • Despatch: By end of July 2017
    • £14.99
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When planting clematis, choose a position in sun or semi-shade and plant the climber deeply in moist, fertile, well drained soil. Position the top of the rootball at a depth of 7.5cm (3") below soil level, to encourage new shoots to form from the base of the plant. Clematis dislike soils that are particularly wet or dry. Such soils can be improved by the addition of plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost. When growing clematis in patio containers use a soil based compost such as John Innes No.3. Train clematis plants onto a suitable support such as trellis, wires or a freestanding climbing frame.
Feed and water frequently throughout the growing season. This variety of clematis flowers in late summer on the current year’s growth. Pruning should be undertaken in spring before active growth begins. When pruning group 3 Clematis, cut back all of the previous year’s stems to a pair of healthy buds at around 20cm (8") above ground level. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the plant in order to protect the roots and conserve soil moisture.

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