Clematis 'Avant Garde' - Climbing plantsClematis 'Avant Garde'
Queen of the garden!
Clematis 'Avant Garde' is quite unique due to its unusual colour scheme of red and pink. The flowers are double and have a diameter of 5-7 cm. These impressive flowers are very robust and long-lasting.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreMake sure that the roots of Clematis 'Avant Garde' are soaked by placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water before planting. Prepare a suitable hole and loosen the soil. Clematis 'Avant Garde' grows well when you mix nutritious compost into the garden soil. Plant the root ball of the Clematis 'Avant Garde' at the correct depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Place this climber in full sun or semi shade.
Clematis 'Avant Garde' is an excellent climberClematis 'Avant Garde' is a good hardy climber that can beautifully decorate a pergola or fence and is ideal for disguising unattractive bare walls. The large-flowered Clematis 'Avant Garde' is in perfect harmony planted alongside roses. Combine with the Climbing Dual Rose 'Mystery Wonder' to create an enchanting floral display.
Show moreThe Clematis dislikes dry soil, so water more often during dry periods. They like to keep their ‘feet' cool and damp - clematis will appreciate you planting low-growing plants around the base of the clematis or covering with a mulch of garden compost mixed with well rotted manure. These climbing plants grow well along a fence or pergola. Help Clematis 'Avant Garde' climb - tie in new shoots around a support as they grow.
Lightly pruning Clematis 'Avant GardeClematis are divided into three pruning groups. Clematis 'Avant Garde' with large double flowers is an early flowering variety and belongs to pruning group 2: Pruning is normally necessary for abundant flowering. In March you can lightly prune all the stems back to a strong pair of buds. Remove dead or damaged stems and cut off any faded flowers during the summer.
Show moreThe very unusual red with pink flowers of Clematis 'Avant Garde' are lovely and full with shorter petals in the centre that make the flowers resemble large pompoms. A late flowering Clematis, the small flowers appear on this year's shoots. This clematis belongs to the Viticella group. The 'Avant Garde' Clematis is also known as Clematis 'AVANT GARDE' 'Evipo033All clematis are members of the Ranunculaceae family.
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Latin name Clematis 'Avant Garde' Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Red, Pink Light preference full sun , partial sun , full shade Flowers for cutting no Flowering period June - September Growing height 200 - 300 cm Planting distance 50 - 70 cm