Florida

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The florida group clematis will give your garden that little something extra which you didn’t know it needed.

These stunning clematis are very prolific and can flower for a very long time when given the right care and attention, so here are my top tips for the florida clematis. 

I would recommend growing florida clematis in large pots because they perform very well and they make a stunning display on a patio. Stand the container on the patio from late February to early October and then move it into a sheltered corner or cold glasshouse to over-winter. They will not need heated conditions during the winter, just shelter and if taking them undercover they will probably continue flowering.

In early March the previous season’s growth should be hard pruned down to approximately one foot (30cm) from the soil level and a fresh ‘top-dressing’ of compost and bonemeal can be applied to the container. Use Westland Gro-Sure Slow Release Plant Food for consistent feeding through the year. 

Avoid keeping the florida’s too wet over the winter, on the other hand they must not be allowed to dry out completely. Always ensure the pot drains freely and each year harden the plants off during late March as described in the Planting & Care Guide

When planting florida clematis in the garden they will require the shelter of a south or south – west facing wall, with good free draining soil. A sheet of bubble plastic or a double layer of garden fleece draped across and pegged into position will keep the worst of the winter weather at bay. This protection can be removed during early March so that hard pruning can be carried out, then feed with a single handful of bonemeal and water it in. Replace the protection until the worst of the weather has passed.

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Clematis CASSIS™ Evipo020
Out of Stock
£16.00
The gorgeous double rosette-like blooms have a mottled appearance, their cream base is heavily overlaid with blackcurrant-purple. Requires shelter, free draining soil and winter protection.
Clematis florida Alba Plena
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£15.00
Clematis florida 'Abla Plena' has pretty double flowers of greeny-cream, rosette-like blooms, and is also known as florida 'Plena', or florida var. flore-pleno.
Clematis florida Best Wishes
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£13.50
The mauvy-white tepals have a deep pinky-mauve bar and are heavily overlaid with purple freckles. The depth of colour changes during the flowering period, adding to its unique charm.
Clematis florida Sieboldiana
Out of Stock
£15.00
The creamy-white tepals have a rich purple crown of staminodes. Blooms can occasionally revert to 'Alba Plena'.
Clematis MASA™ Evipo089
Out of Stock
£16.00
Clematis MASA has very abundant, exotic looking flowers, with rich bluey-purple tepals and deep purple anthers that have a silvery sheen. Prolific and easy to grow.
Clematis PISTACHIO™ Evirida
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£16.00
The elegant creamy-white blooms have an unusual crown of pinkish-grey inward curled anthers with a prominent tuft of green stigmas in the centre.
Clematis Taiga®
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£16.00

Launched by Thorncroft Clematis at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 - A Container superstar!
The attractive double blue-purple flowers have a greeny-white tip to the tepals and appear from summer through to autumn.
This stunning clematis will light up your patio when grown in a large container with good drainage.

Clematis VIENNETTA™ Evipo006
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£16.00
Clematis VIENNETTA has stunning blooms with cream tepals with a dome-shaped purple centre that is mottled with cream.