Clematis "Multi Blue", Blue - Climbing plantsClematis 'Multi Blue'
This clematis flowers twice a year
Interested in getting flowers twice a year? That is not a problem for this clematis "Multi Blue" in a nursery pot. The clematis "Multi Blue" really catches the eye. In spring, this clematis blooms with large, blue double flowers. In autumn, it blooms with single flowers. It is a true climbing plant. 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 clematis is a deciduous plant. This winter-hardy climber can easily tolerate colder temperatures. 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 root ball of Clematis is soaked well by placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole in good, well-drained loose soil. Clematis will thrive with a mix of nutritious compost in the garden 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. Fill the hole with soil, press firmly down and water immediately after planting. Place this climber in complete sunshine or partial shade.
Clematis makes a great companion plantThe large-flowered Clematis looks beautiful when combined with roses. Plant Clematis next to the rose 'Sterling Silver' for a magical combination. This compact clematis can also be ideal for growing in a large flower pot. Give the branches some support with some type of climbing frame.
Show moreThe clematis really dislikes dry soil, so water more often during dry periods. They like to keep their ‘feet' cool and damp whilst the foliage is in the sun - clematis will appreciate you planting low-growing plants around the base or covering with a mulch of garden compost mixed with fertilizer. This climbing plant grows well along a fence or pergola. Help them climb and fill in gaps by twining their new shoots around a support as they grow.
Pruning ClematisThis Clematis is early-flowering and has large flowers. You can lightly prune all of the stems back to a strong pair of buds in March. Remove dead and damaged stems and cut off any faded flowers during the summer.
Show moreA compact grower, this clematis can grow to 2-3 metres high and the flowers will form on last year's shoots.This early and late flowering clematis belongs in the Patens Group. All clematis are members of the Ranunculaceae family.
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Latin name Clematis 'Multi Blue' Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Blue Light preference full sun , partial sun , full shade Scented not scented Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period May - September Growing height 200 - 300 cm Planting distance 50 - 70 cm