5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Mountain Clematis Overview
Clematis montana is a deciduous, early flowering, very vigorous, large climbing species in the Ranunculaceae family. Foliage is divided into a trifoliate arrangement comprised of 3 leaflets, these are coloured dark green. In late spring to early summer it produces white-pink flowers measuring to up 7cm across. These are followed by attractive fluffy seed heads in autumn. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Common problems with Mountain Clematis
How to harvest Mountain Clematis
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Mountain Clematis
Take semi-hardwood cuttings in summer or hardwood cuttings in late summer or early autumn.
Layer late in winter or early in spring.
Special features of Mountain Clematis
Other uses of Mountain Clematis
Climber, hardiness. Spring interest.