How do you grow a clematis Apple Blossom?

Clematis ‘Apple Blossom’

  1. Position: full sun or partial shade.
  2. Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil.
  3. Rate of growth: fast-growing.
  4. Flowering period: March to April.
  5. Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)
  6. Garden care: No routine pruning is necessary.

Is clematis armandii apple blossom evergreen?

Details ‘Apple Blossom’ is a large, vigorous evergreen climber with leathery, bright, dark green trifoliate leaves, tinged bronze when young, and fragrant white flowers tinged pink are 5-6.5cm across opening from deep pink buds, and fading to near white, early to mid spring.

How high does clematis armandii grow?

around 20 feet
the foliage is quite similar to the ‘laurel leaf’ it’s thick and waxy looking, the leaves overlap very well and form a great screen. The Apple Blossom can grow to around 20 feet ( somtimes further ) and requires no pruning, it has to be grown in the ground as the roots need to really stretch out under the ground.

What’s the best clematis?

10 pretty summer clematis to grow

  • Clematis ‘Warszawska Nike’ This clematis has velvety purple flowers in late spring to early summer, and autumn.
  • Clematis ‘Night Veil’
  • Clematis florida ‘Alba Plena’
  • Clematis ‘Etoile Violette’
  • Clematis ‘Kingfisher’
  • Clematis ‘Picardy’
  • Clematis ‘Princess Diana’
  • Clematis ‘Carmencita’

Why did my clematis not flower this year?

Why won’t my clematis flower? The most common cause of this problem is unsuitable growing conditions. Clematis need a moisture retentive but well-drained soil. The roots need to be kept cool and shaded, but growth and flowering will be impaired if the top of the plant is kept in deep shade.

Can you keep Clematis armandii small?

Like all early-flowering clematis, Clematis armandii falls into Pruning Group One. Pruning isn’t necessary, but to maintain its size cut back after flowering if desired.

What is the fastest growing clematis?

A faster growing evergreen climber is the Clematis Armandii which has long elegant leaves with a slightly tropical appearance and the white scented flowers appear in the late Summer. These can be planted in conjunction with Jasmines to give the best coverage and flowering period from early to late Summer.

Why is the Apple Blossom plant called a clematis?

This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually. Other common names clematis ‘Apple Blossom’

When is the best time to plant apple blossom Clematis?

Clematis ‘Apple Blossom’ blooms profusely from early to mid spring. Vigorous and quick-growing, this early-flowering clematis is perfect for covering a wall, trellis, fence or pergola. Plant it where you will be able to enjoy its perfume: near a doorway, along a path, near your patio or deck.

Is the Apple Blossom Clematis toxic to dogs?

This vigorous, evergreen clematis is ideal for a sunny, west- or south-facing site. For maximum enjoyment of the sweetly scented flowers plant next to a house entrance or well worn path, allowing plenty of space for the plant to grow. Please be aware that this plant is toxic to dogs if eaten. Garden care: No routine pruning is necessary.

When to plant evergreen clematis in Portland Oregon?

Almond-scented whitish-pink early spring flowers, narrow green leaves emerge with a bronze-tinge. Plant next to a house entrance or well worn path, allowing plenty of space for the plant to grow. Grows 20-25′, Sun-Part Shade, Hardy Zone 7. Produces a profusion of sweetly scented, star-shaped pure white flowers from March to April.