Clematis 'Xerxes' - Climbing plants

Clematis 'Xerxes'
Clematis 'Xerxes'
An unusually stunning clematis, just perfect for climbing over your fencing or a pergola. Flowering all summer long with lovely bluish-purple blooms. Clematis ‘Xerxesis really astonishing! An early flowering clematis, it will flower again in the summer after a short break.
Delivery height approx. 25 cm.
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Flowering Period

Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • Make sure that the roots of Clematis ‘Xerxes’ ' are well-moistened by first placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole in good, loose soil. Clematis ‘Xerxes’ grows well when you mix nutritious compost into the garden soil. Plant the roots of the Clematis ‘Xerxes’ at the appropriate 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 down. Water immediately after planting. This climber prefers a sunny, partly shaded position.
    Clematis ‘Xerxes’ looks fabulous grown with other plants
    This large-flowered clematis looks beautiful combined with roses. Plant clematis ‘Xerxes’ next to rambling rose 'Elfe' for a chic combination. This compact clematis can also be grown in a large planter. Support the stems and tendrils with some type of climbing frame.
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  • Care
  • The 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 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 ‘Xerxes’ climb – tie in new tendrils as they grow.
    Pruning Clematis ‘Xerxes’
    Clematis ‘Xerxes’ is both early and late flowering with large flowers. Clematis ‘Xerxes’ belongs to pruning group 2: Pruning is not normally necessary - only cut away dead and damaged wood. Faded flowers can be cut away in autumn.
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  • Specifics
  • Clematis ‘Xerxes’ has gorgeous lavender blue flowers with a paler stripe and red stamens - the flowers appear on this year’s wood. The first flowers will show in spring but following a short break, more blooms will appear in the summer.

    The ‘Xerxes’ clematis is the result of hybridising the clematis varieties 'Fortunei' and 'Jackmanii'.
    This clematis belongs to the group of early and summer flowering bloomers. All clematis are members of the Ranunculaceae family.
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Clematis  'Xerxes'
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 5 years guarantee
    Color Purple
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun ,  full shade
    Flowers for cutting yes
    Flowering period May - September
    Growing height200 - 300 cm
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