Clematis Montana 'Fragrant Spring' - 3L Pot

Code: PL13620
Clematis Montana 'Fragrant Spring' - 3L Pot
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Clematis Montana 'Fragrant Spring' - 3L Pot

The Clematis ‘Fragrant Spring’ is a beautiful, highly perfumed montana with potential to grow up to 10 metres in height.

A vigorous grower it can be used to quickly and easily cover a wall, fence, trellis or pergola and is happiest in full sun or partial shade. In the late spring and early summer it blooms and produces masses of delicate, sweetly scented flowers with soft pink petals and a yellow centre.

Variety Information

Flowering Period May-June
Pruning Group 1
Flower Colour Pink
Scented Yes
Suitable For Shade Yes
Features Abundant Flowers

Size Information

Supplied As 2.5L Pot
Height on Arrival 0.9m (3ft)
Growth Rate Slow (1st Year) Moderate (2nd)
Eventual Height & Spread Eventual size depends on both environmental and genetic conditions. 5m x 2m (16.5 x 6.5ft)

As we recommend with all plants, it is key to regularly water newly planted plants in the months after planting. Key with clematis, however, is to apply mulch to protect the delicate roots from drying out.

Clematis plants are extremely versatile and can even be grown as part of hedge, up a tree or as a ground cover plant.

When planting, dig a hole twice the circumference of the pot. Ensure the pot sits roughly level with the soil, with the graft point above the soil. Infill, the remaining space with a mix of compost and garden soil, but do not compress the soil.

Clematis will need sufficient space to grow or can become a tangled mess. Groups 1-3 require a trellis to scramble up.

In terms of care, watering is important especially during the summer months. They will need a thorough watering twice weekly during dry spells.

Pruning requirements depend on the clematis group. A detailed guide can be found here.

Your clematis will be sent directly from the grower, in the heart of England, to your doorstep. This approach means that you get a nursery fresh plant which was on the growing table one day and at your door the next. Our expert climber nursery has spent decades perfecting the art of watering feeding and pruning climbers and will do so until hours before it is packed. We see this as a real advantage over garden centres, were plants can be left unattended for weeks on end, or even other mail order companies that despatch from fulfillment sites.

This plant is grown on a cane and expertly packaged into a specially designed, extra thick cardboard box, which holds the plant in place, and sent through a delicate courier network to prevent any chance of damage in transit.

Clematis are easy to grow. Below we address some common queries:

  • Position: Clematis prefer full sun but will suffice in partial shade. Evergreen varieties need shelter and herbaceous varieties sunny spots.
  • Soil Types: soil types are best ignored and remain an unwelcome confusion. Every plant will adapt to its conditions. Simply, avoid waterlogged soils and apply mulch to improve aeration.
  • Planting In Pots: choose a pot around 50cm deep and be sure to apply mulch. Ensure regular watering in the warmer months.
  • Hardiness: clematis can be found growing throughout temperate regions, and are well suited to the UK climate.
Optional Extras Selected items will be included with your purchase

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.6/5 (5 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Looks really healthy and is growing fast."

Reviewed Thursday, 28 June 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Bigger than and I thought it would be and very green"

Reviewed Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Healthy plant - little bit tangled with another climber delivered in same box - had to cut off damaged areas of plant but sure will grow back."

Reviewed Monday, 28 May 2018

Rating: 5/5

"As with the purchase or the Rowan tree, plant in very good condition, well packed, delivered quickly. Already in the ground.Thoroughly recommend for acquiring plants not easily available at garden centres."

Reviewed Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Rating: 4/5

"A little spindly with all the growth at the top so I hope it will bud from a little lower down once we get some warmer weather."

Reviewed Tuesday, 20 March 2018

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