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Clematis armandii - 'Apple Blossom'

Type Climber, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Climbing or Spreading Plant
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Clematis armandii Description

Evergreen clematis produces impressive large leathery dark green foliage, providing all year round foliage interest and, if tied in to trellis - a fast evergreen screen. It is smoothered in clusters of vanilla scented pink tinted white blossom in early summer(thus the cultivar name Apple Blossom). It will eventually grow to 10m tall x 5m wide - so allow plenty of space - where it can be tied in trellis or grown up existing plants.


Clematis armandii - Cultivation Notes

This fast growing and expansive evergreen climber will flourish in sun or part shade in a sheltered spot with a moist cool root run - so avoid hot dry soils. Tie young shoots into support and allow plenty of space for growth as this Clematis grows fast and needs plenty of room. Mulch in winter avoiding base of stem.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Clematis armandii:

  • Scented blossom
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Clematis armandii

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

Design & Plant Use for Clematis armandii:

  • Fast growing evergreen plant ideal for screening
  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
plants with scented blossom
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architectural plants

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