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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 seed-heads in autumn
Forsteri Group clematis are dwarf spreading or prostrate evergreen shrubs, usually dioecious, with deeply cut, trifoliate leaves and small cream or white, sometimes fragrant, 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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