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Clematis 'Early Sensation'

 

Clematis 'Early Sensation'

This is an evergreen clematis (group 1). The leaves are dark green, this flowers freely and they start off white/green gradually turning to white with a green eye. After the flowers die it produces lovely seed heads.

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plant Features
  • Clematis Early Sensation likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Clematis Early Sensation likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Clematis Early Sensation is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Clematis Early Sensation likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Clematis 'Early Sensation'

Latin name

Clematis 'Early Sensation'

type

Climber

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

7.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Clematis Early Sensation likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Clematis Early Sensation is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Clematis Early Sensation likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Clematis Early Sensation likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Clematis Early Sensation is 3.00meters x 3.00meters 3.00 M 3.00 M

Clematis 'Early Sensation'

This is an evergreen clematis (group 1). The leaves are dark green, this flowers freely and they start off white/green gradually turning to white with a green eye. After the flowers die it produces lovely seed heads.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Soak pot grown new plants well before planting. Dig an over-sized planting hole and mix some good quality organic material with the soil from the hole adding a handful of bone-meal or fish, blood and bone fertiliser. Put some well rotted manure at the base of the hole and cover with soil. Remove the plant from its pot and place in the hole so that the surface of the root-ball is at least 3 inches below the soil level. Fill the space around the root-ball with the soil and organic material mix. Sprinkle some more organic fertiliser around the plant, keeping it away from the stem and water in thoroughly.

 

Flowering Season

From Mid Winter TO Late Spring

Group 1 varieties flower early, from mid winter into late spring. Winter flowering C. cirrhosa and its varieties are also in Group 1.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 
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