Clematis 'Piilu' - Climbing plantsClematis 'Piilu'
Two different kinds of flowers
Clematis 'Piilu' is a clematis that produces two different kinds of flowers (Ø 6-12 cm.)! In spring this variety has the most amazing double flowers, and in summer it adds to the profusion of flowers a second time but with single flowers. Such a picture in your garden! Also suitable for in a spacious patio planter with a climbing support. The clematis 'Piilu' really should be in your garden! Height supplied approximately 25 cm.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show morePrior to planting make sure that the root ball of clematis ‘Piilur’ is soaked well by placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole in good, well-drained loose soil. Clematis 'Piilu' 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 'Piilu' makes a great companion plantThe large-flowered clematis 'Piilu' looks beautiful when combined with roses. Plant clematis 'Piilu' 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 fertiliser. 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 clematis 'PiiluThe clematis 'Piilu' 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 moreThe 'Piilu' clematis is a unique variety with large pink flowers. The petals have a broad pink stripe and the centre is filled with white stamens. A compact grower, this clematis can grow to 2-3 metres high and the flowers will form on last year's shoots. A first bloom will have double flowers but more will appear later in the summer that are single!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 'Piilu' Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Pink, Purple Light preference full sun , partial sun , full shade Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period May - September Growing height 200 - 300 cm Planting distance 50 - 70 cm