Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' (EL)
Clematis (Early Large-flowered Group) 'Lady Northcliffe'
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' (EL) Overview
Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' is a hardy, deciduous climbing cultivar from the Ranunculaceae family. Typically growing to between 1.5-3m in height, this cultivar produces large flowers up to 15cm in diameter. Flowers have 6 petal-like structures with wavy margins, termed sepals, they are coloured violet-blue initially, fading to a mid-lavender-blue shade with age. Flowers appear from mid-summer to autumn, they have creamy centres which contrast attractively with the blue flowers. Foliage is divided into 3 leaflets. This cultivar is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
Common problems with Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' (EL)
How to propagate Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' (EL)
Layer late in winter to early spring.
Take softwood cuttings in spring or semi ripe cuttings in early summer.