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Clematis 'Mrs. Cholmondeley'

Clematis 'Mrs. Cholmondeley'

'Mrs. Cholmondeley' is an early and large flowering, deciduous Clematis cultivar. It is a vigorous, medium-sized climber that produces single, starry flowers measuring around 20cm across, this occurs from late spring to late summer. Flowers have 6 pale lavender-blue, rounded sepals, which strongly resemble petals but with a protective rather than decorative function. The sepals are deeply veined along the midribs, paler in colour and there are white-chocolate brown coloured stamens in the centre.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Semi-hardwood

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Ranunculaceae
Flower colour
Blue, Purples
Scent
None

Problems

Caterpillars and snails may also attack young shoots. Earwigs may eat petals and the plant can suffer from clematis wilt & slime flux.

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