Clematis Pilu

 

Clematis Piilu. An Estonian cultivar that has a compact growth habit. Flowers profusely May to September the blooms are Rose-Lilac in colour with contrasting yellow stamens. Piilu is ideal for trellis, border and container plantings. Reaching a Height of around 72 Inches.

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full Sun / Partial shade, Hardy. Can be container grown.

 

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