Clematis The President

 

Clematis The President. A large flowering type with attractive velvet textured blue - purple flowers. The blooms are produced from late spring to late summer. Foliage is a dark green in colour and falls in the autumn. Ideal for many climbing applications including walls, trellis, fences and pillars. With a height of 12 Ft and a Spread of 12 Ft, will grow to around 18 Inches above support.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade. Frost Hardy. Cut back stems in early spring.

 

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