Clematis 'Broughton Star' (M/d)
clematis 'Broughton Star'
A moderately vigorous, very large, deciduous climber with bronze-tinted young leaves turning dark green when mature. Double and semi-double deep pink flowers with prominent deep pink veining, to 6cm wide from late spring to early summer.
Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
North–facing or East–facing or South–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- Skin irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Clematis can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. Some have attractive fluffy seedheads in autumn
- Name status
- Horticultural Group
- Montana Group clematis are vigorous deciduous climbers with single, 4-petalled flowers opening in late spring and early summer
How to grow
Plant in a moisture-retentive, well-drained soil, with the roots and base of the plant kept cool and shaded by other plants or a layer of pebbles at the base. Plant with the crown 5-8cm (2-3in) deep to encourage shoots to grow from below ground level. Best in a sheltered sunny situation. See clematis cultivation for more advice
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Wall side borders
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