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clematis 'Markham's Pink'
Clematis macropetala 'Markham's Pink'
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
Double-flowered Atragene Group clematis are woody climbers with deciduous, 1 to 2-ternate leaves and nodding, bell-shaped double flowers to 10cm across, on old wood in spring and early summer, occasionally also later, on current year's growth
'Markham's Pink' is a small to medium-sized deciduous climber with attractive sharply pinnate leaves composed of 9 leaflets. Double bell-shaped flowers to 5cm in length, with slender, dusky rose-pink sepals surrounding a mass of paler staminodes and cream stamends. Flowers in mid spring.
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Time to ultimate height
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 new shoots to grow from below ground level. Can be grown in containers at least 45cm (18in) deep and wide in a soil based potting compost
Propagate by layering or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Clematis pruning: group one
Pests Young shoots may be troubled by aphids and caterpillars; petals can be eaten by earwigs
May suffer from clematis slime flux
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clematis 'Markham's Pink'
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