Clematis – Kathleen Wheeler
Clematis hybrid Kathleen Wheeler
A vigorous deciduous climber known for their large, colourful flowers. Often difficult to source in Perth, clematis are a wonderful addition for garden lovers and make an excellent feature when grown over an obelisk or wall. Clematis require a well drained, moist soil and a position that allows the root run to remain cool while stems can climb up to reach the sunlight. Plant with soil improver and keep well mulched.
For more information on preparation and care for clematis, read our Clematis Factsheet.
Flowers: 18 – 23cm wide, Huge plum mauve flowers with beautiful red and golden stamens. Flowers may be smaller in hot weather. Flowers spring to autumn.
Height: 1.8 – 2.4m