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Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' (EL)

Clematis (Early Large-flowered Group) 'Lady Northcliffe'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

4m

8m

Min

2.5m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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)

Layering

Layer late in winter to early spring.

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in spring or semi ripe cuttings in early summer.

Special features of Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe' (EL)

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

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