50-90cm Clematis montana 'Marjorie' | 3L Pot
Clematis montana 'Marjorie' | 3L Pot
Prized as the first ever, double-flowering Clematis, Clematis montana 'Marjorie' bears graceful, blush pink blooms in May and June. The foliage is of a rich, forest green shade, adorned by their attractive bronze tinge. Wonderful for training up a pergola or garden arch, 'Marjorie' can be situated almost anywhere, but for the most beautiful flowers, plant in full sun. This variety will neither require much pruning, other than one maintain an extra compact shape. To do this, cut back the longer shoots to healthy buds once flowering has finished.
|Flowering Period||May and June|
|Flower Colour||Pink and white|
|Soil Type||Fertile, well-drained soil|
|Preferred Location||Full sun is best|
|Supplied As||3L Pot|
|Approx Height on Arrival The size of your plant can be affected by various factors such as weather conditions and their specific variety. However with the correct care, they will able to reach their eventual height and spread, detailed below.||50 - 90cm|
|Eventual Height and Spread Your plant's eventual size will depend on both environmental and genetic conditions.||6m x 3m|
Aside from regularly watering your Clematis after it has been planted, you should apply mulch to protect its delicate roots from drying out.
Clematis plants are extremely versatile and can even be grown as part of a hedge, up a tree, or as ground cover.
When planting, dig a hole that is twice the circumference of the pot. Ensure the pot sits level with the soil (roughly), and with the graft point above the soil. Fill the remaining space with a mix of compost and garden soil, and do not firm down.
Clematis will need sufficient space to grow or it can become tangled and messy. Groups 1 - 3 will need a trellis in order to scramble upwards.
In terms of care, watering is important, especially during the summer months. When there hasn't been any rain, we recommend that you water twice a week.
Lovingly grown by our trusted nursery, your climbing plant will be delivered right to your doorstep. This approach means that you will receive nursery fresh plants that were on the growing table one day, and at your door the following! Our expert nursery have spent decades perfecting the art of watering, feeding, and pruning climbing plants and will do so until hours before they are packed.Each plant has been grown on a cane and is later expertly packaged into a specially designed, extra thick cardboard box. They will then be sent via a delicate courier network to prevent any chance of damage in transit.
Please note, while the plants (detailed on the right), are our Lonicera varieties, they are a good indication of the quality you can expect to receive.
Clematis is an easy to grow plant. Its growth and output will likely be excellent providing you follow our planting and care instructions. Below we address some common query topics:
- Hardiness: Clematis plants can be found growing throughout temperate regions, so are well accustomed to the UK's climate.
- Position: Clematis prefer full sun but will suffice in partial shade. Evergreen varieties need shelter and herbaceous varieties need sunny spots.
- Soil: Soil types can be an unwelcome confusion as many plants will adapt to their conditions. Nonetheless, less than ideal conditions will certainly limit your plant's growth. Waterlogged soils will starve it of oxygen, which plays a key role in photosynthesis; causing its roots to rot and creating an optimal environment for disease.
- Pots: Choose a pot that is around 50cm deep and be sure to apply mulch. When the weather warms up, make sure that you water your clematis regularly.
- Height on Arrival: 50-90cm (1.5-3ft)
- Supplied as: 3L pot
- Eventual Height:4m-8m
- Eventual Spread: 2m-4m
- Toxicity: Skin irritant, harmful to pets if eaten
Pots and Packaging
Larger pots (2L and above) are wrapped in waxed paper and then attached to a cardboard base so they stay stable in the box. The waxed paper prevents the compost from spilling out and gives the base some added protection from damp compost. For large numbers of plants, pallets may be used for shipping.
The nursery will ensure the plant is moist while it's waiting to be picked up. Our quality control team waters the plant before packing them where necessary to make sure that the plant is suitably watered for transport. Plants with long delicate stems are secured with canes to prevent damage.
Plant on Arrival
Typically plants are delivered ready to plant and will take some time to settle, grow and look more like the product image above.
Advice on hot and droopy plants
If your plants are looking a little wilted right now, don’t worry! Plants like to be filled with water to keep their structure, and when it’s hot that water evaporates.
Just give them an off-schedule watering and they’ll be right as rain in no time! Be careful not to flood them - plants don’t like extremes.
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|Deciduous Or Evergreen||Evergreen|
|Pruning Group||Group 1 Clematis|
|Needs Ericaceous Compost?||No|
|Supplied As||2L-3L Pot|
|Shop By Category||Climbing Plants|
|Featured Climbing Plants||Clematis, Clematis Montana|