The Apple Blossom is a beautiful and unusual evergreen Clematis. It produces gorgeous, almond scented flowers with delicate pale pink petals and mid-green leaves. Preferring to be planted in a sheltered south or west facing site, this versatile plant can be grown on walls, frames, around a house entrance or along a well worn path. As this plant can reach up to 5 metres in height it needs to placed in an area with ample room to grow and would be a very attractive addition to a garden. Please be aware that this particular plant is toxic to dogs if eaten.
To use simply add half a cap to a 9 Litre watering can.
Caring and Maintenance
As there are such a wide range of Clematis plants different types have specifics needs. However, all growing Clematis vines need to be supported to enable it to climb and they all need to be pruned once a year in early spring. For more details click here.
Clematis plants can be grown in 2-3 litre containers and also planted in the garden. The Clematis is best bought when it is at least 2 years old and the roots need to be well developed before planting. The Clematis prefers to grow in sunny locations but will also thrive in partial shade. The roots need to be kept cool and shaded and the soil should be moist and well drained with plenty of space for adequate air flow.
There are many different varieties of Clematis and they are classified into three groups depending on their blooming time and characteristics. Group 1 features spring bloomers, Group 2 are repeat bloomers, and Group 3 are summer or fall bloomers.
"A rather different type of leaf to this clematis. Looking forward to seeing it in flower. Growing well."
Reviewed Thursday, 28 June 2018
"Very, good large plant. Sturdy, and excellent plant."
Reviewed Monday, 2 April 2018