The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Clematis Madame Julia Correvon


Clematis Madame Julia Correvon (Clematis Madame Julia Correvon)



Comments on this photo

 

Lovely one pretty.

15 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you Thrupennybit. The flowers are pretty, but the plant seems to be struggling, it's gone very brown at the bottom!

16 Jun, 2017

 

Have you got the roots in the shade with slate covering them roots in the shade flower head in the sun. You can feed them with Epsom salts for magnesium or get a clematis feed cut all brown off they are greedy feeders like lots of water.

16 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you for the advice. I did give them a thick mulch, but guess it's not enough. I'll have a go at covering the roots as you suggest and grow something in front of it to shade it more as well. Will look for some epsom salts, (an old fashioned remedy my parents believed in for soaking tired feet)!! :)

17 Jun, 2017

 

Your welcome there are other products you could use in spring sprinkle blood fish and bone and water it in which gives good flowers.

Be careful not to disturb the roots of the clematis if your planting close by. When planting clematis always plant deeper than from the pot and plant on a 45 degree angle.

Yes my parent too suprising how many old things are rememdies now like a small amount of baking powder with lemon made into a drink kills cancer I ve recently read.

17 Jun, 2017

 

Thanks for all the extra advice. I have always used the all rounder growmore, but will get some blood fish and bone, my father in law used to use that a lot, if I'm remembering correctly, it did pong a bit. :) As long as I don't have to spray with any nasty chemicals, I won't use them, for the sake of the beasties, bees and butterflies etc.
I have not read about the baking powder and lemon drink, interesting.

17 Jun, 2017

 

Your welcome Numbersfarn . My mum used it to blood fish and bone. Round up weed killer is the worse for killing bees butterflies etc. I find it interesting that our bread use to be made with baking powder not with yeast soda bread .

17 Jun, 2017



Comment on this photo


Pictures by numbersfarm
19 of 28

  • Ceonathus
  • Lavatera_thuringiaca_red_rum

What else?

This photo is of species Clematis Madame Julia Correvon.

See who else has plants in genus Clematis.

This photo is of "Clematis" in Numbersfarm's garden

Members who like this photo

  • Gardening with friends since
    2 Nov, 2009

  • Gardening with friends since
    20 Jan, 2014

  • Gardening with friends since
    24 Mar, 2011

  • Gardening with friends since
    5 Jul, 2009

  • Gardening with friends since
    20 Nov, 2008

Garden centre