Clematis montana – Alba
Clematis montana – ‘Alba’
A deciduous Clematis, ‘Alba’ will flower profusely in spring, with bright white, four petalled flowers, followed by tufty seed heads in autumn. A wonderful bee-attracting plant, ‘Alba’ can grow 5+ metres in height and width in the right conditions!
Clematis likes to have its roots in a cool spot in the garden, and its head in the sun – keep the roots cool with mulch or the shade of other plants. Provide a support for her to reach her 5m and enjoy the spectacular flower display once the plant has established. C. montana is in the group 1 pruning group for clematis, so only give a light prune after flowering. Plant into well draining, improved soil – a compost such as Greenlife Soil Co’s General Concentrate will do the trick!
For more information on preparation and care for Clematis, read our Clematis Factsheet.