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Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'
Old Man's Beard 

Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'
Common name

Old Man's Beard

Group

Climbers

Family

Ranunculaceae

Description

An early flowering; deciduous climber; with purple flushed mid-green leaves. Bears a profusion of single; pale pink; scented flowers. Max Height 7m. Max Spread 2m to 3m. Flowers May to June. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Climbing
Fragrance
Yes
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
7m
Ultimate spread
2m; 3m

Colour

Flowers
Pink in May; June
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Orange in September; December
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Climbing wall
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
After flowering Cut back flowered shoots to encourage new growth
Maintenance
Re-pot if necessary in spring using a suitable potting compost
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Red spider mite; Scale

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Fan New 15 litre 125-150 cm --- £36.00 £ 10