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Clematis - 'Nelly Mosser' (Clematis)

Type Climber, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Trailing / hanging, Architectural Form
Size Climbing or Spreading Plant
Colours Light pink Flowers (Summer early), Light green Foliage
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Clematis - Cultivation Notes

Clematis will flourish in full sun or partial shade, prefering a shletered spot in deep fertile soil where its roots to be kept cool. Avoid really hot dry or water logged soils and try to plant where roots are in a shady spot. Plant 3 -4 inches below the soil level using plenty soil improver. Tie young growth into support and trim to shape after flowering. Mulch soil surface with compost in autumn avoiding base of stem and continue to tie in growth and trim to shape.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Clematis:

  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Clematis

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Clematis:

  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
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bushes and trees for fast growing screening
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View other climbers with light pink flowers, or climbers with light green foliage

Common Missspellings: Clemertis, Clamartis, Clamertis, Klematiss