Clematis Wisley Cream

A winner with winter blooms.

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A gorgeous evergreen Clematis with white and green bell shaped blooms autumn to spring. The flowers are followed by handsome, silky seed heads. The evergreen foliage is dark green with a bronze blush in autumn.

Clematis ‘Wisley Cream’ has been awarded the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit for its ease of care and value in the garden. Pruning group 1, so easy, just a light prune to tidy.

Clematis grow well where Roses grow well, and they are also excellent in combination. You can use similar colours for a lovely blend or create some drama with bright shades. Clematis will also intermingle well with many plants. They are a fabulous garden plant as they are fast growing and produce lots of flowers.

Plant your Clematis so their ‘head’ is in the sun and their ‘feet’ are in the shade. In other words they like their root zone to be cool and protected. In exposed positions this can be achieved with mulch and or by using other plants to shield the roots from the sun. The plant should be allowed to grow up into a sunny position.

Clematis can be trained to grow on a trellis, fence, through trees and shrubs, along pergolas or any where you like! They are so versatile, you can even use them as a ground cover.

To perform at their best they should be fertilised well. Use a Rose Fertiliser every three months or when they are growing actively.

Grow Clematis in humus rich, moist, well drained soil. They need good drainage or the roots will rot. Plant Clematis so they will receive around six hours sun a day and shield from the hot afternoon rays. You can even grow Clematis in pots.

Code

CLCWC

Botantical name

Clematis cirrhosa

Height

2-4m

Width

30-100cm

Flowers

Late Aut to Spr

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

2