Clematis Montana 'Mayleen' is a vigorous, deciduous climber. From May until June it blooms and produces masses of gorgeous pale pink flowers. Each flower consists of four round overlapping petals with creamy-yellow stamens in the centre which are surrounded by gorgeous bronze tinted foliage. The most fragrant of the Montana varieties of Clematis this shrub would be brilliant planted near a building or doorway where you can enjoy the wonderful smell. It is also excellent for training up over a wall, fence, trellis or pergola. This hardy Clematis is happy facing any aspect on either a sheltered or exposed site in both the full sun and partial shade.
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 information about how to care for your Clematis please click the link below.
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.
"Plants arrived on time and in good condition"
Reviewed Thursday, 14 June 2018