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Clematis ‘Countess of Lovelace’

Clematis Countess of Lovelace

Clematis Countess of Lovelace

Clematis Countess of Lovelace

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Clematis can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. Some have attractive fluffy seed-heads in autumnEarly Large-flowered clematis have large star-shaped flowers in early summer, often with a second flowering in late summer

‘Countess of Lovelace’ is a deciduous compact climber with double, light mauve-blue flowers made up of layers and 15-18cm wide, late spring to early summer, often followed by some single flowers in late summer

Common Name: clematis ‘Countess of Lovelace’
Color flower: Blue in Summer
Hardiness: old H4 (hardy)
Color foliage: Green in Summer
Height: 1.5-2.5 metres
Habitid: Climbing
Pests: Young shoots may be troubled by aphids and caterpillars; petals can be eaten by earwigs
Pruning: Pruning (clematis) group 2
Spreadid: East-facing
Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years
Exposure: Plant in a moisture-retentive, well-drained soil, with the roots and base of the plant kept cool and shaded by other plants or a layer of pebbles at the base. Plant with the crown 5–8cm (2–3in) deep to encourage new shoots to grow from below ground level. Can be grown in containers at least 45cm (18in) deep and wide in a soil based potting compost
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Wall-side Borders or Patio/Container Plants

Read more… about Clematis ‘Countess of Lovelace’ on Groweris.

Сlematis alpina a perfect climber

Several days ago I wrote about climbing roses.

Today it is time for post about another wonderful climber – clematis.

Clematis can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. Some have attractive fluffy seed-heads in autumn

Atragene Group consists of woody climbers with deciduous, 1 to 2-ternate leaves and nodding, bell-shaped, single or double flowers to 10cm across, on old wood in spring and early summer, occasionally also later, on current year’s growth

‘Pamela Jackman’ is a deciduous climber with divided leaves and solitary, nodding cream-centred, deep blue flowers to 7cm wide from mid-spring to late spring and occasionally in late summer, followed by fluffy seed-heads.

Read more about Clematis alpina ‘Pamela Jackman’ and others Clematis flowers.

 

Clematis in the Garden

Clematis in the Garden

Blue Clematis

Blue Clematis

Purple Clematis

Purple Clematis

Pink Clematis

Pink Clematis

Colorful Clematis

Colorful Clematis