The montana Picton’s Variety is a large and beautiful Clematis that can reach up to 8 metres in height. A fast grower, this vigorous climber is perfect for covering walls, fences, pergolas or outbuildings. In the late spring it blooms and produces purple-pink flowers that stand out against the deep green foliage. This Clematis is happiest in a south or west facing position where it can get plenty of sun.
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.
"Good sturdy plant , hopefully grow well"
Reviewed Saturday, 25 August 2018
"Really pleased with the condition of the clematis I received and am looking forward to them all flowering next Spring/Summer."
Reviewed Thursday, 28 June 2018
"quality of the plant and packaging"
Reviewed Sunday, 10 June 2018