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Clematis tangutica
Old Man's Beard 

Clematis tangutica
Common name

Old Man's Beard

Group

Climbers

Family

Ranunculaceae

Description

A deciduous climber; with divided sea-green leaves. Rich yellow; lantern-like flowers; followed by attractive silky seedheads. Max Height 5m to 6m. Max Spread 2m to 3m. Flowers July to October. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Climbing
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
5m; 6m
Ultimate spread
2m; 3m

Colour

Flowers
Yellow in July; October
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 £ 11