Clematis urophylla 'Winter Beauty'
clematis 'Winter Beauty'
An evergreen climber, about 3m tall, with dark green foliage and small, nodding, urn-shaped flowers to 4cm across, with downy, creamy-white petals, surrounding a prominent boss of cream anthers are produced from early to late winter, emerging from pale green buds and become paler, and more flared at their tips as they mature
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Native to the UK
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
How to grow
Prefers well-drained gritty soil in full sun with shelter. Plant with the crown 5-8cm deep to encourage shoots to grow from below ground level. Will benefit from a dry winter mulch. Can be grown in a container in a cold greenhouse or conservatory. See clematis cultivation
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Conservatory and greenhouse
- Wall side borders
Clematis slime flux may be an occasional problem
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