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Clematis 'Guiding Promise'™ evipo053Clematis diversifoliaOld Man's Beard

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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The perfect size for patio containers, or wandering through mixed borders

Deep purple blooms with gently crimped edges

A superb choice for beginner gardeners

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Height Up to 20cm (8in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardensalpine & rockery

sun or semi shadedappled shade

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Description
Neat and compact, this charming cultivar is the perfect size for patio containers, or wandering through mixed borders without ever getting out of hand. Deep purple blooms with gently crimped edges associate particularly well with the showy blooms of white hydrangeas. Flowers appear from late spring to early summer, with a second flush extending the display right through to autumn. Clematis 'Guiding Promise’ makes a superb choice for beginner gardeners, being trouble-free and easy to prune. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Pruning Group: 3.

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

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2 x 3 Litre Potted Plants (TKA0826)

1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KA0825)

How to Grow
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.
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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.
Caution

Caution: toxic if eaten

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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