Clematis Blue Bird

 

Clematis Blue Bird. An attractive deciduous shrub with very pretty bell-shaped flowers Bourne in profusion. Very effective when grown through a large shrub. Excellent wall climber can also be used as a border. Max Height 2.5m. Max Spread 1m. Flowers April to May.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy. Prune after flowering but only to retain shape.

 

General Climber Planting and care

  • Water the Climber thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Climber is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Climber and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring