Clematis montana "Grandiflora", White - Climbing plantsClematis montana var. grandiflora
Scent of a climber
Lovely, fragrant flowers? The Clematis montana "Grandiflora" in a nursery pot will provide you with plenty of them. Specifically, pure white flowers with yellow centres. The "Grandiflora" grows quickly, blooms richly and smells lovely. It is a real climber and can reach five metres in height. It can always use a helping hand to get further. Plant the clematis near a wall or divider, or have it grow along a pergola. In order for the plant to grow upwards, it needs to be secured. It is easily done using a rope, wire, or anything similar. The clematis will thrive in a spacious pot on the patio, roof terrace or balcony. For full growth, we recommend using three plants per metre. The "Grandiflora" begins blooming in the spring. The clematis is a deciduous plant. Cold temperatures are no problem for this winter-hardy climber. Pruning is not necessary. However, dead and damaged twigs should be removed. The clematis grows in humus-rich, moisture-retaining soil. Water it regularly to keep the soil moist. It's best to give them extra water during dry periods. And they need sufficient light in order to grow well. The clematis grows best in full or half sun.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show morePrior to planting make sure that the roots of Clematis montana var. grandiflora are soaked well by placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable planting hole in good, well-drained loose soil. Place the roots of the clematis at the right depth in the hole - the top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Refill the hole with soil, press firmly down and water immediately after planting. Clematis montana var. grandiflora grows well when you mix nutritious compost into the garden soil. This vine will be happy anywhere, in complete sunshine or planted in semi shade!
Clematis montana var. grandiflora combines perfectly with other plantsClematis montana var. grandiflora is a fast growing climbing plant, that will completely cover pergolas, fences and climbing frames in a very short time. It is also possible to train the shoots through large shrubs - such as jasmine (Philadelphus). Even a tree with lots of branches can be a great support for this clematis. Another plant that harmonises well with this beautiful small-flowered clematis is the honeysuckle (Lonicera) - or try it next to a rambling rose for some spring colour.
Show moreClematis montana var. grandiflora dislikes dry soil, so water more often during dry periods. You can keep its ‘feet' cool and moist by planting low-growing plants or shrubs around the base. Now and again a mulch of garden compost mixed with granulated cow manure will be appreciated. This climbing plant grows well along a fence or pergola. Help Clematis alpine to climb and fill in gaps by twining their new shoots around a support as they grow.
Pruning Clematis montana var. grandifloraClematis montana var. grandiflora is an early and small-flowered clematis (pruning group 1). The flowers appear on the previous year's wood. Lightly prune Clematis montana var. grandiflora immediately after flowering to keep the plant trained nicely. Cut back branches that have become too long and remove any dead wood. A hard cut back is not necessary.
Show moreThe pure white flowers of Clematis montana var. grandiflora are quite small but appear in abundance. This is one of the earliest and most profusely flowering clematis. This vine grows rapidly and covers a large area in a short time.
Over time, this clematis can reach a height of 5 metres and the sight of all those buds just bursting to open is just lovely - little white balls on their purplish stems!Clematis montana var. grandiflora is one of the Montana Group and as all clematis, is one of the family of Ranuculaceae.
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Latin name Clematis montana var. grandiflora Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color White Light preference full sun , partial sun , full shade Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period May - August Growing height 400 - 500 cm Planting distance 50 - 70 cm