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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
Male Forsteri Group clematis are dwarf spreading or prostrate evergreen shrubs, usually dioecious, with deeply cut, trifoliate leaves and small cream or white, sometimes fragrant, male flowers
'Joe' is a compact trailing or scrambling evergreen climber with divided, leathery, dark green leaves and clusters of bowl-shaped, white flowers 4cm across in early spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Prefers well-drained gritty soil in full sun or part shade with shelter. Plant with the crown 5-8cm (2-3in) deep to encourage shoots to grow from below ground level. Can be grown in a container in a cold greenhouse or conservatory
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings or layering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning (clematis) group 1
Pests Aphids, slugs and snails may attack young growth
Generally disease free but clematis wilt or clematis slime flux can be occasional problems
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