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Clematis Vyvyan Pennell

Species: Vyvyan Pennell.

From Malvern Spring Show 2012 - £4.00

Produces large mauve flowers with lilac centres throughout the summer. These are double at the start of the season and single later on. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in recognition of its outstanding excellence. To prune, remove any dead or weak stems in late winter or early spring and cut remaining stems back to the highest pair of strong-growing buds. To encourage blooms to cover the whole plant, train the stems so that they are evenly spaced on their support. As new growth appears in mid-spring, train this to fill any gaps. Plant in a sheltered position that is not north-facing.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis

Cultivar: Vyvyan Pennell

Flower colour: Mauve

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Height: 300cm Spread: 90cm

Photos of this plant

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