Clematis montana "Rubens", Pink

Clematis montana var. rubens

Clematis montana "Rubens", Pink

Clematis montana var. rubens
A climber with loads of flowers
We are just mad about them. The pale pink flowers of this Clematis montana "Rubens" in a nursery pot, that is. The clematis "Rubens" grows quickly and produces lots of little flowers. It is a real climber and can reach five metres in height. It can always use a helping hand to get further. Plant the clematis near a wall or divider, or have it grow along a pergola. In order for the plant to grow upwards, it needs to be secured. It is easily done using a rope, wire, or anything similar. The clematis will thrive in a spacious pot on the patio, roof terrace or balcony. For full growth, we recommend using three plants per metre.The "Rubens" begins blooming in the spring. The clematis is deciduous, so it loses its leaves in the winter. Cold temperatures are no problem for this winter-hardy climber. Pruning is not necessary. However, dead and damaged twigs should be removed. The clematis grows in humus-rich, moisture-retaining soil. Water it regularly to keep the soil moist. It's best to give them extra water during dry periods. And they need sufficient light in order to grow well. The clematis grows best in full or half sun.
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Specifications:
Latin name: Clematis montana var. rubens
Delivery type: Delivered as plant in nursery pot
Guarantee: 5 years guarantee
Color: Pink
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow, Shadow
Green stayer: No
Leafs all year: No
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: Yes
Flowering: May - June
Growing Height: 400 - 500 cm
Planting distance: 50 - 70 cm
Planting+

Prior to planting make sure that the roots of Clematis montana var. rubens are moistened well by soaking them in a bucket with lukewarm water. Prepare a large planting hole and loosen the soil. Put the roots of the clematis at the right depth in the planting hole. The top of the root ball should be just below ground level. Fill the planting hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Clematis montana var. rubens grows well in fertile garden soil, mixed with compost. The ideal position for this climber is in full sun or partial shade.

Care+

Clematis dislikes dry soil, so water more often during dry periods. You can keep its ‘feet’ cool and moist whilst the foliage is in the sun - do this by planting a low growing shrub near the clematis. Now and again a mulch of compost mixed with granulated cow manure will be appreciated. Clematis montana var. rubens grows well along a fence or pergola. Give young plants a hand with climbing by attaching them to a support as they grow.

Extra+

The pale pink flowers of Clematis montana var. rubens are quite small but appear in abundance. This is one of the earliest and richest flowering clematis. The vine grows rapidly and covers a large area in a short time. Over time, this clematis can reach a height of 5 metres.

Clematis montana var. grandiflora is one of the Montana Group.

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